Born in Montréal on March 16, 1932, son of Robert Marx, a tailor, and Miriam Marx. M. Marx passed away on March 19, 2020.
Holds a bachelor's degree from Concordia University as well as a master's degree in English literature and a law degree from the Université de Montréal. Obtained a master's degree in law from Harvard Law School in 1969. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1968. Career in business from 1954 to 1964. Professor of constitutional law at the Université de Montréal from 1969 to 1979. Visiting professor at McGill University and at UQAM. Published numerous articles and works in the areas of constitutional law, social law and civil liberties. Elected Liberal member of the National Assembly of Québec for D'Arcy-McGee in the by-election of November 26, 1979. Re-elected in 1981 and 1985. Minister of Justice, responsible for consumer protection and deregulation in Bourassa's cabinet from 1985 to 1988. Acting Solicitor General from June 1987 to June 1988. Solicitor General and Minister responsible for consumer protection from June to August 1988. Minister of Public Security from August 1988 to December 1988. Resigned from his position as a member of the National Assembly on June 30, 1989, date on which he was appointed Justice of the Superior Court of Québec. Retired in 2007. Acting Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association for Canadian Studies and a Governor of Tel-Aviv University since 1995. Former director of many other not-for-profit organizations. Source: National Assembly of Québec website
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