Gisèle Côté-Harper

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Gisèle Côté-Harper, OC, QC (born 1942) is a Canadian lawyer and professor. She is the 1995 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace for her work as a human rights activist. She is the first Francophone woman to receive such an honour.

She graduated from Université Laval (B.A. and LL.L.) and Harvard University (LL.M.). She was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1987. She is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, Université Laval, specializing in criminal law and human rights.

In 1997, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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