Sylvie McCallum Rougerie has been counsel with the federal Department of Justice since 2014. She joined the Yukon office of the Department of Justice in 2019, where she practices civil litigation. From 2014 to 2019, she worked in the Human Rights Law Section of the Department of Justice in Ottawa, where her practice focused primarily on international human rights law and ss. 7-15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Sylvie holds a J.D. degree from the University of Toronto and an LL.M. in Advanced Studies in European and International Human Rights Law from Leiden University. Her graduate work was awarded the 2017 Thoolen NJCM-Dissertation Prize by the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists, which led to the publication of her thesis under the title “Police Failures to Combat Sexual Assault: Lessons from International and Regional Human Rights Law for Improving Accountability under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms”. Sylvie is on the editorial board of the Philippe Kirsch Global Justice Journal and is the vice-president of the Yukon Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBAY).