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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.”
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
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.
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