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Windsor Law members awarded for campus contributions to human rights

OHREA Awards 2017

The Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility (OHREA) award individuals and groups for their contributions towards advancing human rights, social justice, diversity, inclusivity, mental health, employment equity, and accessibility at the University of Windsor.

This year, three of the five awards were presented to members of the Windsor Law community.

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.

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,