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Professor Jacobs interviewed by Windsor Star

Professor Beverly Jacobs graduated from Windsor Law in 1994. This fall she returns to the school as a Professor.

Jacobs shared her story with the Windsor Star’s Anne Jarvis.

Click here to read the full story on the Windsor Star website.

Two Windsor Law alums recognized on the National Bar Association’s Top 40 Under 40

The National Bar Association (NBA) will celebrate the 2017 recipients of the Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 next month during the NBA’s 92nd Annual Convention.

Among recipients include Windsor Law alumnae, Mariam Moktar ’12 and Nailah Gordon-Decicieo ’12.

The prestigious award recognizes the nation’s top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who “exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal field, including in advocacy, innovation, vision, leadership and overall legal and community involvement.”

UWindsor to hire five Indigenous Professors

The University of Windsor is hiring five full-time, Indigenous professors as part of a new President’s Indigenous Peoples Scholars Program. 

Local media covered the announcement. Dean Christopher Waters was interviewed by the Windsor Star and Professor Valarie Waboose was interviewed by CBC News Windsor. 

New Leadership

Windsor Law is pleased to announce that Professor Myra Tawfik has taken on the role of Acting Dean, and Professor Maggie Liddle has taken on the role of Acting Associate Dean. 

Windsor Law launches Robotics & Policy course

This fall Windsor Law students will have the opportunity to explore the role of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in the legal landscape through the new course offering, Robotics Law & Policy, taught by Assistant Professor Kristen Thomasen.

New Faculty Join Windsor Law

Beverly Jacobs


Assistant Professor

Windsor Law welcomes Assistant Professor Beverly Jacobs to the Faculty this fall. She is a lawyer and specialist in issues relating to the rights of Indigenous peoples, specifically, the rights of Indigenous women and girls.

Two Windsor Law Professors Announce Retirement

Windsor Law Professors, Marcia Valiante, Maureen Irish and Myra Tawfik Windsor Law Professors, Marcia Valiante, Maureen Irish and Myra Tawfik

Two longtime faculty members, Professor Maureen Irish and Professor Marcia Valiante, announced their retirement this spring.

Professors Irish and Valiante have been pillars at Windsor Law for many years teaching hundreds of students over the duration of their academic careers.

Justice at Work Conference: Diversity & Inclusion

Students at the 2017 Justice at Work Conference Students at the 2017 Justice at Work Conference

On January 25, 2017, Windsor Law hosted its ninth annual Justice at Work (JAW) Public Interest Career Conference, providing students with an opportunity to engage with leaders in social justice careers. Our Keynote Address was delivered by Assistant Deputy Attorney General (ADAG) Kimberly Murray, who leads the Ministry of Attorney General’s Indigenous Justice Division and was previously the Executive Director of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

Windsor Law students study comparative class action law with law students on two continents

Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic teaching class at Windsor Law Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic teaching class at Windsor Law

Thanks to video conferencing technology and a unique collaboration between Windsor Law’s Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic, Stanford Law’s Deborah Hensler, and Tilburg University’s Ianika Tzankova, Windsor Law students had the opportunity to learn about class action regimes in Canada, the U.S., the Netherlands and Germany, and to engage with students in each jurisdiction — all without leaving Windsor.

Windsor Law Mourns the Passing of Longtime Sessional the Honourable Justice Saul Nosanchuk

The Windsor Law community mourns the passing of retired law teacher and mentor the Honourable Justice Saul Nosanchuk.

For 30 years, Justice Nosanchuk, shared his experience and expertise with Windsor Law students as a sessional professor and mentor, teaching Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.

Saul was a criminal law expert and one of Windsor's leading criminal defence attorneys before becoming a judge and serving with distinction on the Ontario Court of Justice for 27 years.

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