News Stories

Every little bit helps: Law students and faculty do their part to assist sustainable development

With the semester now in full swing, students and faculty are doing their part to shed some light on sustainability.

Environmental law professor, Patrícia Galvão Ferreira, kicked off Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Awareness Week with a discussion panel on Climate Change and Energy Conservation.

Her lecture, The Paris Climate Agreement and the Global Move Towards Renewable Energy educated the university community about the importance of replacing fossil fuel generated energy by renewables in order to address climate change.

Pro Bono students making an impact and headlines

The Windsor Law Pro Bono Students Chapter has 113 volunteers this year! They are currently working on 39 projects in the community that are not only making an impact on the community, but are also making headlines in local media.

Last week they launched their annual “Only Yes Means Yes” sexual consent workshop series to educate University of Windsor students. The full story is available on the CTV website.

No objections to this proposal

Windsor Law students know that staff and faculty at the law school are always here to help; even when that involves orchestrating an elaborate engagement proposal from across the country.

It was, therefore, no surprise that Career Services Coordinator, Anna DeCia Gualteri was delighted to help when Windsor Law alum and Vancouver based lawyer, Sameer Kamboj (‘14) reached out to her for help with his plans to propose to his law school sweetheart, Cynthia Lam (‘14).

Cerone interviewed on Al Jazeera

Professor John Cerone participated in a live Arabic interview on Al Jazeera following the recent criminal investigations initiated in Germany into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria, based on a set of photos smuggled out by "Caesar."

Creone discussed the legal and practical obstacles to prosecution in third countries, including obtaining custody of the accused, access to the evidence, and possible immunities via an Arabic translator. 

Brown celebrates 30th anniversary of treatise

Retired Windsor Law Professor, Raymond Brown, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his 11-volume treatise: Brown on Defamation: Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States.

Brown was one of the first professors to teach at the law school during its inaugural year in 1968 and is well known for his work in launching Windsor Law’s legal writing and moot programs.