(L) The Person’s Case: Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (July 26, 1928)

Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (July 26, 1928). She sends the new petition. The Supreme Court discussed the word “qualified” in relation to “persons.” “This is not and was not the point at issue so that, accordingly, our question remains unanswered both in fact and effect.”

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(K) The Person’s Case: Letter from Emily Murphy to the four other women (May 1928)

Letter from Emily Murphy to the four other women (May 1928). She sends them a new petition to sign, this time addressed to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. She states: “Of the ultimate results I have not the slightest doubt. Nothing can prevent our winning

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(J) The Person’s Case: Supreme Court of Canada decision (April 24, 1928)

Supreme Court of Canada decision (April 24, 1928). “The question being understood to be ‘are women eligible for appointment to the Senate of Canada’ the question is answered in the negative.”

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(H) The Person’s Case: Attorney General of Canada’s factum to the Supreme Court (1928)

Attorney General of Canada’s factum to the Supreme Court (1928): the government’s arguments against including women in the definition of the word “persons” in Section 24 of the British North America Act.

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(F) The Person’s Case: Petitioners’ factum to the Supreme Court of Canada (1928)

Petitioners’ factum to the Supreme Court of Canada (1928): petitioners’ arguments for the definition of the word “persons” in Section 24 of the British North America Act to include women.

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(E) The Person’s Case: Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 28, 1927)

Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 28, 1927). After consultation with their attorney, N.W. Rowell, the petitioners accept the question formulated by the Deputy Minister

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(D) The Person’s Case: Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 9, 1927)

Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 9, 1927). She is worried, thinking the government has refused their petition.

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(C) The Person’s Case: Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 2, 1927)

Letter from Emily Murphy to the Deputy Minister of Justice (December 2, 1927). She thanks him for granting them permission to choose the attorney to defend their cause.

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