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44th Annual Zuber Moot

Judges and finalists at the 44th Annual Zuber Moot

(Left: Brittany Rizzo, Paris Wildman Sisk, Justice Lois Roberts, Justice Renee Pomerance, Justice Lloyd Dean Alona Semichenko and Ivan Lazarov)

Windsor Law students competed in the 44th Annual Zuber Moot this week.

The Zuber Moot provides Windsor Law students with an opportunity to moot competitively and to practice their oral advocacy skills.

Professor Smit receives 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award

Professor Anneke Smit Windsor Law Professor, Anneke Smit, will be honoured during the Alumni Association Annual General Meeting for her efforts to guide and mentor students.

Bogart on CTV: Retail models for cannabis sales

Bill Bogart was interviewed on Monday on CTV's Your Morning about the different models for retail sales of cannabis that the provinces may use.  

Pillay on Canada’s 31.1M settlement to torture victims falsely accused of terrorism

Many Canadians have criticized Canada’s $31.1M settlement with Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad El Maati and Muayyed Nureddin. Professor Sukanya Pillay explains why a settlement is justified.

Read the full article on the Ottawa Citizen website. 

Windsor Law professors make submissions to UN

A group of Windsor Law Professors have written submissions about five critical areas of human rights and civil liberties concerns, for the forthcoming 2018 Universal Periodic Review  (UPR) of Canada. The UPR process, which began after 2007, is a process of the UN Human Rights Council that uniquely allows all 193 UN Member States to engage in a ‘peer-review process’:  States raise concerns and identify challenges regarding human rights practice and protections in each country.  The country under review has an opportunity to hear all the concerns raised, and respond regarding its challenges,

Moon on religious freedom and Indigenous spirituality in the Globe & Mail

Windsor Law Professor, Richard Moon, is quoted in the Globe and Mail on a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision rejecting a religious freedom claim by an Indigenous community in B.C.

Community Legal Aid helps seniors caught in a nation-wide fraud scheme

Community Legal Aid Community Legal Aid steps in to help Belle River seniors who fell victim to a nation-wide fraud scheme with a Toronto based moving company.

Read the full article on the CBC website.

Globe and Mail: Macfarlane on self-representation

Windsor Law Professor and Director of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project, Julie Macfarlane, describes how self-represented defendants in criminal trials are just the tip of the iceberg in the access to justice (A2J) crisis.

Every little bit helps: Law students and faculty do their part to assist sustainable development

With the semester now in full swing, students and faculty are doing their part to shed some light on sustainability.

Environmental law professor, Patrícia Galvão Ferreira, kicked off Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Awareness Week with a discussion panel on Climate Change and Energy Conservation.

Her lecture, The Paris Climate Agreement and the Global Move Towards Renewable Energy educated the university community about the importance of replacing fossil fuel generated energy by renewables in order to address climate change.

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