December 19, 2007
Jean-Louis Baudouin is the Honourable Justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal in Montréal, Quebec.
Judge Baudouin holds a Bachelor of Arts from the College Stanislas in Montréal, a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University Law School, and a PhD in Law from the Faculty of Law in Paris. He also holds a diploma of Superior Studies in Comparative Law from the International Faculty of Comparative Law, Madrid and Strasbourg (1962). Before his appointment to the Quebec Court of Appeal on May 2, 1989, Judge Baudouin had a long career as a law professor (1962 to 1989).
Judge Baudouin is currently President of the Quebec Section of the Association Henri Capitant, International Vice-President of the Institut des droits des pays d’expression française, and Associate Professor at the University of Montreal Law School. He is a member of the Queen’s Counsel (1978) and an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1979).
Judge Baudouin has received numerous honours including: the Henri Capitant medal (1974, 1986, 2004), the first prize of the Law Reform Commission of Canada (1984), the Quebec Bar medal (1988), the Yves Pélicier Prize from the International Academy of Mental Health (2001), the medal of the 125th anniversary of the University of Montreal (2004) and the Ramon John Hnatyshyn medal (2005).