Marie Deschamps

Former Justice, Supreme Court of Canada


Marie Deschamps is a former puisne justice on the Supreme Court of Canada. She retired on August 7, 2012.

Before being appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2002, Deschamps was appointed to the Quebec Superior Court in 1990, and to the Quebec Court of Appeal in 1992. Prior to her work on the courts, she practiced at the Quebec law firms of Martineau Walker, Sylvestre et Matte, and Byers Casgrain.

Featured Work

JAN 9, 2018 Podcast

A Climate of Impunity? The Problem of Sexual Abuse by UN Peacekeeping Forces, with Justice Marie Deschamps

Over two years after the release of a report on sexual exploitation and abuse by international peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic, chaired by ...