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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.

Jacobs in Lawyers Weekly on Privacy Rights for Abuse Victims

Professor Laverne Jacobs was interviewed by Lawyers Weekly in an article today entitled, "School abuse victims privacy rights upheld," by Kim Arnott.

Click here to read the full article.

SLAW features op-eds by Windsor Law students


As part of SLAW’s law student week, the op-eds of Lindsay Carbonero and Cathleen Breenan written for Professor Tanovich’s Legal Profession class were featured.

Lindsay wrote about the importance of making mental health a professionalism issue. Cathleen wrote about why retired judges should not be permitted to return to practice. (links below)

Windsor Law Hosts ICC Moot

The Louis M. Brown and Forrest S. Mosten International Client Consultation Competition

Teams from nineteen countries will be coming to the University of Windsor Faculty of Law to take part in the 2016 Competition from April 27 - 30. Last year, the Windsor Law team won the National competition and went on to compete for the International Competition in Lincoln, Nebraska. The subject area for this year's competition will be matrimonial issues.

Bill Bogart in the news, "An End To The War On Drugs May Finally Be In Sight"

Bill Bogart Bill Bogart

Bill Bogart’s latest Huffington Post article was on UNGASS (United Nations General  Assembly on Drugs) held in New York this week (April 19-21). 

Read the article here. 

Professor Bogart was also interviewed about it on CBC Windsor, CBC Online, CFRB 1010 Toronto, and Sirius XM. 

Read the CBC Online story here.


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