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Professor Julie Macfarlane recognized by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of Canada’s 25 Most Influential Lawyers

Canadian Lawyer Magazine has recognized Windsor Law Professor, Julie Macfarlane, as one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers for 2017. 

The list, now in its eighth year, is assembled annually with help from the law community to recognize legal professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the profession in the last 18 months. Over 200 nominations were received for the 2017 list and nearly 10,000 people voted.

Cerone's Fellowship at the Norwegian Nobel Institute

Earlier this year, John Cerone, the Paul Martin Senior Professor in International Affairs & Law, was awarded a Nobel Fellowship to pursue his research on disarmament, with a focus on accountability for the use of chemical weapons. Professor Cerone spent the first half of the summer as a Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo, where he presented his research to a group of experts at a high-level seminar. 

Professor Bahdi to Receive Guthrie Award

Professor Reem Bahdi

The Law Foundation of Ontario will honour Windsor Law professor, Reem Bahdi, as the 2017 recipient of the esteemed Guthrie Award.

The Guthrie Award, established in 1996, is awarded annually and recognizes an outstanding individual in the legal field for their significant contributions towards access to justice.

Bahdi, a former Associate Dean at Windsor Law (2012-2015) and human rights expert, will join the legacy of leaders who have been recognized for their efforts in improving access to justice.

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.”