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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.”

New Faculty Join Windsor Law

Beverly Jacobs

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 TawfikWindsor 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 ConferenceStudents 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.