mandamus order in Superior Court,
was responsible for submitting the legal question that resulted in allowing women to practice law.
Act allowing the accession of women to the practice of law,
honor the memory of Ms. Langstaff by posthumously awarding her the Medal of the Bar of Montreal for her unique contribution to the cause of justice.
was refused permission to take the Bar
she was turned town,
until the legislation was finally changed in 1941.
Throughout her professional life, Annie M. Langstaff could not be admitted to the legal profession even though she had obtained her degree with First Class Honours.
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