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Suzanne Bouclin holds a doctorate in Law from McGill University. Her dissertation examines law through the lexicon, theories and methods of film studies. In the context of that research, she grapples with the institutionalizedregulation of people who are street-involved and homeless. Professor Bouclin articled with a constitutional litigation firm in Toronto (Eberts, Symes, Street & Corbett) and became a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2002. She has worked with national non profit organizations as Director of the Language Rights Program for the Court Challenges Program of Canada, Executive Director of the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ), and Research / Analyst with the National Association of Women in the Law (NAWL). She is currently a member of the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund's (LEAF) Legal Committee, Board Member of the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA), Board Member of the Indepdendent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa (IFCO), and a member of the Canadian Poverty Law Journal's Editorial Committee. Professor Bouclin is also a committed volunteer with community groups, such as Ottawa's Ticket Defence Program and Pro Bono Students Canada. Her areas of research, collaborations and publication include: performance and performativity in legal education, feminist aesthetics, law and popular culture, and the criminal regulation of vulnerable groups.