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Cerone to speak at the Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone will be speaking on the legal and political obstacles to accountability for the use of chemical weapons in Syria on June 15 at the Stockholm Center for International Law and Justice.

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Waboose Interviewed by CBC News

Windsor Law Professor, Valarie Waboose, was interviewed by CBC News regarding the high number of indigenous children in the child welfare system. 

Read the full story here.

Moon Quoted in The Walrus

University of Windsor Law Professor, Richard Moon, was quoted by The Walrus, regarding threats to freedom of speech following the cancellation of a lecture by conservative pundit, Ann Coulter, due to concern of safety and security at the University of California, Berkeley.

Read the full article here.

Smit on Refugee 'Failures' in Macleans

Anneke Smit Anneke Smit

Professor Anneke Smit wrote an article for Macleans Magazine titled, "Canadians have turned a blind eye to the Liberals’ refugee failures." In the article Smit posits that Canada’s big talk on refugees doesn’t align with the government’s private-sponsorship cap—which, she says, was swept under the rug.

Bogart on the Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Bill Bogart Bill Bogart

Professor Bill Bogart, author of Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs? joins Calgary 770 to share his insight into this process.    

2017 SJ Fellows

2017 Social Justice Fellows 2017 Social Justice Fellows

Congratulations to our 2017 Social Justice Fellows!

Cerone Interviewed on Fox 25

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed on Fox 25 WFXT television regarding the European Court of Human Rights judgment rendered last week in relation to the Russian response to the Beslan terrorist attack. The Court found that Russia was responsible for a number of violations of the European Convention. Russia rejected the judgment and said that it would appeal. 

Watch the full video interview here

Cerone interviewed by Al Jazeera

Professor John Cerone Professor John Cerone

Professor John Cerone was interviewed by Al Jazeera English on April 12. In the interview, he discussed the judgment by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the Beslan attack. He discussed the reviewability of judgments of the European court of human rights, and the balancing act required of states under human rights law in preventing and responding to abuses perpetrated by nonstate actors, such as the Beslan terrorists. 

Listen to the interview here.

Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths Through Dialogue

Waboose Challenges Senator Beyak

Windsor Law Professor Valarie Waboose called on Senator Lynn Beyak to educate herself about residential schools after the Senator said indigenous people 'owe their lives' to residential schools. Professor Waboose challenged the Senator in an interview with CBC Morning News on April 3.  

Read the CBC article here.


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