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How Justice Rosalie Abella made Yale law grads cry on the happiest day of their lives

In 2004, Rosalie Abella became the first Jewish woman to sit on the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada. This week, she became the first Canadian woman to earn an honorary degree from Yale Law School. Here is her address to new graduates.
In 2004, Rosalie Abella became the first Jewish woman to sit on the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada. This week, she became the first Canadian woman to earn an honorary degree from Yale Law School. Here is her address to new graduates. 8:54