Nancy Backhouse

Madam Justice Nancy Backhouse is currently serving on the Superior Court of Justice for Ontario. Before her appointment to the bench, Justice Backhouse was a family law lawyer and labour arbitrator. She was also a bencher and chair of the Admissions and Equity Committee of the Law Society, vice-chair of the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board, and a director of the Advocates’ Society. During her time as a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Nancy Backhouse founded the Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program with Martin Teplitsky.

Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Books

The Heiress vs. The Establishment: Mrs. Campbell’s Campaign for Legal Justice (Vancouver: The Osgoode Society and University of British Columbia Press, 2004), 321 pp. (with Constance Backhouse).