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Tanovich publishes in The Walrus on the courts' use of rap lyrics.

David Tanovich David Tanovich

Professor David Tanovich published an article in The Walrus on May 18 entitled 'Rap on Trial: How courts are using song lyrics to convict young black men." 

Read Professor Tanovich's essay on rap on trial published by the Walrus here.

To read his published article, click here.

Prof Kaladjzic quoted in Law Times

Professor Jasminka Kaladjzic was quoted in today's Law Times in regard to an upcoming appeal in which the Ontario Court of Appeal must decide if class action judges can prohibit class action lawyers from paying fees to law firms in exchange for halting competing class actions. 

Click here to read the full article.   

Clark Award Honourees for Outstanding Community Service Connected to Windsor Law

UWindsor president Alan Wildeman congratulates Clark Award honourees Tom Porter, Tony Doucette, Carol Reader and Mona Stonefish. UWindsor president Alan Wildeman congratulates Clark Award honourees Tom Porter, Tony Doucette, Carol Reader and Mona Stonefish.

The University of Windsor honoured four outstanding supporters during the 21st annual Clark Awards ceremony on Tuesday. Three of the recipients have a connection to Windsor Law. This year’s recipients are:

Aboriginal elder Mona Stonefish is an advocate focused on the role of human rights, restorative justice and education, and an advisor to Windsor Law on Indigenous matters. 

Lawyer Tom Porter is a former Windsor city councillor, a past president of the University of Windsor Alumni Association and an alumnus of Windsor Law.

Jacobs Gives Keynote at The Accessible World Conference 2016 in Philadelphia

Laverne Jacobs, Photo by Chris Kendig Photography Laverne Jacobs, Photo by Chris Kendig Photography

Professor Laverne Jacobs gave a keynote lecture at The Accessible World Conference held in Philadelphia, PA on April 28-29, 2016. Sharing her research with the broader community, her speech, entitled, “Getting Involved as a PWD!:  A Critique of Accessibility Standards from a Social Justice Perspective” was a keynote for the Policy Track.

More information about the conference may be found at:


CBC This Morning Interviewed our Future Professor of Robotics and the Law

Kristen Thomasen Kristen Thomasen

When she joins our Windsor Law faculty as Assistant Professor of Law, Robotics and Society, Kristen Thomasen's work will focus on the high-tech problems of the not-too-distant future — specifically drones and robots.

Kristen was interviewed this morning on CBC Radio's Windsor This Morning about the legal implications of robots. Read the article and listen to the interview here.

Tanovich cited in The Toronto Star on R v Thompson and recent finding of racial profiling by Toronto trial judge.

David Tanovich David Tanovich

Professor David Tanovich was cited in The Star, Saturday, April 23, in regards to R v Thompson and a recent finding of racial profiling by a trial judge in Toronto. Read the full story here


International Client Consultation Competition International Client Consultation Competition

Windsor Law welcomes the International Client Consultation Competition.

Cerone Lecture on the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Professor John Cerone had two engagements this week with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.  On Monday afternoon he lectured at Harvard on IHL frameworks for senior humanitarian professionals in the context of HHI's Humanitarian Leadership Course. Yesterday, the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard launched a podcast on the Politics of Aid in Ukraine.  

Listen to the podcast here.

Professor Cerone's segment begins at minute 26, and covers International Law and Humanitarian Access & Protection.

Kalajdzic interviewed by the CBC.

Professor Jasminka Kalajdzic was interviewed by CBC regarding the sexual abuse class action lawsuit over abuse by former police officer Kenneth Estabrooks.

Read the full article here.

Smit quoted in the National Post on Supreme Court hearing to determine fate of Sandwich Towne.

Anneke Smit Anneke Smit

Professor Anneke Smit provided a legal perspective on the decades-long battle between the City of Windsor and the Ambassador Bridge Company, and the recent Supreme Court hearing between the parties in both the National Post and the Windsor Star.

Read the full National Post article here.


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