Reem Bahdi, Professor Bahdi B.A., M.A. (UWO), LL.B., LL.M. (U of T), teaches Access to Justice, Torts and a new course about torture and national security. Her current research focuses on two areas. The first concentrates on the human rights dimensions of national security laws and policies in Canada. The second focuses on access to justice in the Palestinian context. She is Co-Director of KARAMAH, The Project on Judicial Independence and Human Dignity, a CIDA funded initiative which aims to support access to justice in Palestine through research, continuing judicial education and directed civil society engagement. She is the Editor-in-Chief (with Dr. Chris Waters) of the Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, a board member of the International Association of Law Schools and a board member of the BC Civil Liberties Association. [Reem Bahdi's Website]
Jeffrey B. Berryman, LL.B. (Hons.), M.Jur. (Auckland, New Zealand), LL.M. (Dalhousie), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. A former Dean of the Faculty, Professor Jeff Berryman teaches Remedies and Restitution. He is the author of The Law of Equitable Remedies and is co-author of the leading remedies casebook, Remedies: Cases and Materials. Professor Berryman has published widely in the area of remedies and has taught and given seminars on the subject in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. He has also acted as a consultant to the Federal Court of Canada on Anton Piller injunctions. [ Jeffrey Berryman's Website ]
W. A. Bogart, B.A., LL.B. (Toronto), LL.M. (Harvard), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, Professor Bogart, University Professor, teaches at the University of Windsor and was one of the founders of the Access to Justice program. He is the author of several books, the latest of which is Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption (OUP/NY, 2011). Professor Bogart has been a Virtual Scholar in Residence with the Law Commission of Canada (2002-2003). He is at work on his next book, Regulating Obesity: Government, Society, and Questions of Public Health (to be published by OUP/NY).
Raymond E. Brown, B.A. (Seattle), LL.B. (Washington), Member of the Washington Bar. Professor Brown teaches Torts, Labor Law and Civil Trial Advocacy. He is the senior member of the faculty, having joined the faculty in its first teaching year in 1968. He has written major works on the Law of Defamation in Canada and is in the process of writing the United States counterpart. Retired.
Camille Cameron, Dean Cameron comes to Windsor Law from the University of Melbourne, Australia where she was a Professor and served a term as Associate Dean and as Director of the Civil Justice Research Group. Her areas of research and teaching interest include the administration of civil justice, class actions, civil procedure, dispute resolution, comparative law and law reform in transitional legal systems. Dean Cameron began her career in private practice in a large commercial law firm in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she specialized in civil litigation. While in practice she was a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars and bar admissions courses, and taught Civil Trial Practice and Civil Procedure as a sessional lecturer. After obtaining her LLM at the University of Cambridge, she taught law in Hong Kong. She has worked as a consultant on international development projects in various countries, including Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Mongolia, China, Thailand and Indonesia. Dean Cameron has been a frequent presenter at national and international conferences on a diverse range of topics. Recent examples include a presentation in August 2011 at the Joint Federal Court of Australia/Law Council of Australia Conference on the interim results of a research project on case management and a presentation in December 2011 at the Globalisation of Class Actions conference in The Hague, Netherlands on commercial litigation funding and access to justice.
Emily F. Carasco, LL.B. (Makerere University), LL.M., S.J.D. (Harvard). Professor Emily F. Carasco teaches Advanced Family Law, Family Law, Immigration Law and Public International Law. She has focused her attention on human rights and in particular on race/gender equity issues in her teaching and writing. She is a former Human Rights Commissioner for the university and is a past President of the Ontario Federation of University Faculty Associations.[Emily Carasco's Website ]
William E. Conklin, B.A. (Hons.) (Toronto), M.Sc. (L.S.E., London), LL.B. (Toronto), LL.M. (Columbia), Ph.D. (York). William Conklin teaches Jurisprudence, International Human Rights Law and Constitutional Law. He has taught in several Canadian law faculties and has been a Visiting Fellow in several Canadian, UK and US research centres. William Conklin has published many articles on most areas of law, including commercial law, as well as law and humanities. He has authored five books, the last being Hegel’s Laws: the legitimacy of a modern legal order (Stanford University Press, 2008). His Phenomenology of Modern Legal Discourse (1998), Invisible Origins of Legal Positivism (2001) and award-winning Images of a Constitution (1999) are widely cited.[William E. Conklin's Website ]
Emir Aly Crowne, B.A. (Western), LL.B. (London), LL.M. (Strathclyde), LL.M. (Osgoode). Professor Crowne teaches, or has taught, Legal Research & Writing, Internet Law, Patents and Torts. His primary research interests lie in all domestic, international and comparative aspects of Intellectual Property Law. He also has other research interests in Information Technology Law, Gaming Law, Medical Law and Contract Drafting / Negotiation. He is the Founder of the Harold G. Fox Moot – Canada’s only Intellectual Property Moot (www.ipmootcanada.ca); and also Founded the Canadian Law Student Conference, the only LLB or JD level student conference of its kind in Canada. He is also an Editorial Board Member of the Gaming Law Review & Economics (the only peer reviewed journal that covers all aspects of traditional land-based, Internet and Wireless gaming law).[ Emir Crowne's Website ]
Donna M. Eansor, LL.B. (Windsor), LL.M. (Wayne State), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, teaches Property Law and Wills and Succession. A former Associate Dean, Professor Eansor has a longstanding interest in academic support and access to justice issues. She is the recipient of the 2004 Teaching Excellence Award from the Student's Law Society as well as the 2006 Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching.
Bruce P. Elman, B.Sc. (McGill), LL.B. (Dalhousie), LL.M. (Harvard), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Elman was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law in July 2000 after spending 25 years at the University of Alberta where he was Belzberg Professor of Constitutional Law and Chair of the Centre for Constitutional Studies. He also served a term as Associate Dean at the University of Alberta. Professor Elman’s teaching and research interests lie in the areas of constitutional law, criminal law and civil liberties. In 1999, Dean Elman won the Tevie H. Miller Award for Teaching Excellence. He also received a teaching award from Hebrew University in 1996. He has published numerous works on topics including criminal law, the law of evidence, constitutional law including The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, hate propaganda, racism, multiculturalism and human rights. [Bruce P. Elman's Website]
Brian D. Etherington, B.A. (Hons.) (McMaster), B.Ed. (Queen’s), LL.B. (Queen’s), LL.M. (Yale), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Etherington teaches Criminal Law, Labour Arbitration and Personal Employment Law. Professor Etherington is the co-author of Labour Law in Canada, Leading Cases on Labour Arbitration, and Labour Arbitration in Canada. He was the editor-in-chief of the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal from 1994 to 2004. His research interests include employment, collective bargaining, judicial review, and Charter of Rights issues. He is also on the list of accredited labour arbitrators for both the federal and Ontario Ministries of Labour.
Mary Gerace Gold, B.A., M.A. (Windsor), M.A. (Wayne State), J.D. (Detroit), Member of the Michigan Bar and Associate Professor. Professor Gold teaches Contracts.
Neil Gold, B.A. (York), LL.B. (Toronto), LL.M. (York), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, also of the Bar of British Columbia. A former Dean of the Faculty, his research interests and legal education development work have taken him around North America, the U.K., Argentina, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Africa as a consultant, lecturer, workshop leader and researcher.
Maureen F. Irish, B.A., LL.B. (Toronto), LL.M., D.C.L. (McGill), Barrister and Solicitor. Professor Irish teaches Canada/U.S. Issues, Conflicts, International Economic Law and International Business Transactions. Professor Irish is the author of Customs Valuation in Canada and editor of The Auto Pact: Investment, Labour and the WTO. Her major research interest is international trade and customs tariff law. [ Maureen Irish's Website ]
Laverne A. Jacobs, B.A. (Hons.) (McGill), LL.B (McGill), B.C.L. (McGill), Ph.D. (Osgoode), Member of the Ontario bar. Laverne Jacobs is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Law. Prior to joining Windsor Law, she held an appointment as a Visiting Scholar at Cornell University Law School. Her primary research interests are in the areas of domestic and comparative administrative law, human rights, freedom of information and qualitative empirical methodologies. Professor Jacobs is currently engaged in a multijurisdictional research project on polyjuralism in the administrative state, for which she co-organized an international research workshop at Windsor Law, funded by SSHRC, and which will see the publication of a book of essays in 2012. Professor Jacobs teaches Judicial Review, Civil Liberties and a seminar on Law, Disability & Social Change.[ Laverne Jacobs’ website ]
Charles James, B.A. (Law) (Hons.) (Southhampton), LL.B. (Cantab.) (Hons.), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor James teaches Judicial Review, Education Law and Torts. He served as Secretary and General Counsel to the University of Windsor until 2004.
Jasminka Kalajdzic, B.A. (Ottawa) (magna cum laude), LLB (Toronto), LLM (Toronto), Barrister & Solicitor. Professor Kalajdzic practiced civil litigation at prominent firms in both Toronto and Windsor for 12 years prior to joining the Faculty full-time in July 2009. As a sessional instructor at the Faculty of Law, she was selected by students for the Faculty Association’s teaching and mentorship award in 2007. Her research and teaching interests include empirical investigations of class action litigation, critical analysis of anti-terrorism law and policy, particularly as it relates to the laws of evidence, and access to justice. [Jasminka Kalajdzic's website]
Muharem Kianieff, B.A. (Hons.), (Trent), LL.B. (Osgoode), Ph.D. (Osgoode). Professor Kianieff teaches Secured Transactions, Sales and Business Associations. His research interests include Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking and Negotiable Instruments, Payment Systems and Law and Economics. [Muharem Kianieff's website]
Ruth Kuras, B.Sc. (McMaster), B.A., LL.B. (Windsor), LL.M. (Wayne State), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Kuras is a Legal Research and Writing Lecturer, and is the Director of the Academic Success Program.
Margaret Liddle, B.A. (Hons.) (C.N.N.A), LL.M (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels), M.Ed. (Hong Kong). Prof. Liddle is currently called as a Barrister-at-Law to both the Bars of England and Wales and the Bar of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, she worked as an academic, and as a legal consultant in both England and Hong Kong. Along with her experience in local government practice she has taught as an Assistant Professor in the Business and Accounting Faculty at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During her time in Hong Kong she consulted for law firms specializing in human rights and legal aid issues in the Asia Pacific region. She has also participated in legislative panels addressing welfare issues in Hong Kong. Her research interests are legal education, social justice, comparative business law and tort law. She has published in several international journals, including: the Journal of Legal Education, Asia Business Law Review, Malaysian Law Reports and the Butterworths Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong.
Julie Macfarlane, B.A., LL.M. (London), Ph.D. (C.N.N.A.). Professor Macfarlane teaches Lawyer as Conflict Resolver. She has published widely in the area of conflict resolution and mediation. Her new forthcoming book is "Islamic Divorce in North America : A Shari'a Path in a Secular Society" (Oxford University Press April 2012). She is also the author of the bestselling "The New Lawyer: How Settlement is Transforming the Practice of Law" (University of British Colombia Press 2008). Her textbook "Dispute Resolution: Readings and Case Studies" is now in its 3rd edition (Emond Montgomery 2010). Professor Macfarlane is also an active mediator and dispute resolution consultant to a wide range of organizations and government agencies.[Julie Macfarlane's website]
M. Lakshman Marasinghe, LL.B., LL.M. (University College, London), Ph.D. (The School of Oriental and African Studies, London) LL.D. (Honoris Causa-University of Colombo), Barrister-at-Law (of the Inner Temple, England), Attorney-at-Law (Sri Lanka). Professor Marasinghe teaches Law and Development. He is internationally known for his work in law and development and has taught overseas in the U.K., Malaysia, China, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Sudan, Kenya, Australia and elsewhere. He has been a Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and Private International Law, in Hamburg, Germany. Presently, he is engaged by the World Bank to set up and teach a course on International Trade Law for Judges and Lawyers in Sri Lanka. In addition, Professor Marasinghe was awarded the “Faculty Research Fellowship” by the Shastri Indo - Canadian Institute for the 2003/2004 academic year. Professor Emeritus.
Brian M. Mazer, B.A., LL.B. (Saskatchewan), LL.M. (Alberta), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Mazer teaches Criminal Law, International Law and Advanced Criminal Law. He has studied access to legal education, the delivery of legal services and many aspects of criminal, international and mental health law. His primary research work has been on access to legal education and the legal profession. Professor Mazer is Special Advisor to the Provost of the University. Professor Emeritus.
Moira McCarney, B.A. (Carleton), M.Ed. (Queen’s), LL.B. (Windsor), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor McCarney teaches the Clinic Seminar and is a Legal Research and Writing Lecturer.
Julio R. Menezes, LL.B. (Tanzania), LL.M. (Yale) of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Menezes teaches in areas Insurance Law, Regulated Industries and Trusts.
Richard J. Moon, B.A. (Trent), LL.B. (Queen’s), B.C.L. (Oxford), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Moon teaches Constitutional Law and Freedom of Religion. His research focuses on freedom of expression, freedom of conscience and religion, and the structural aspects of constitutional rights protection. His book The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression was published by the University of Toronto Press in 2000. He is the Past President of the Canadian Law and Society Association. [ Richard Moon's Website ]
Paul T. Murphy, B.A., LL.B. (Windsor), M.Sc.L.S., M.Ur.Pl. (Wayne State), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, Law Librarian. Professor Murphy teaches Advanced Legal Research. Professor Murphy’s main responsibilities are in the management of the Paul Martin Law Library. His research interests include legal research, analysis and computer use in legal practice.
The Honourable Justice Saul Nosanchuk, B.A. (Assumption), LL.B. (Osgoode), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice. Special Lecturer in Sentencing. Adjunct Professor.
Paul D. Ocheje, LL.B. (Ahmadu Bello), LL.M. (Benin), LL.M. (Osgoode), D.Jur. (Osgoode), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Nigeria. Professor Ocheje teaches Property Law and Law and Development. His research interests include law and social change, international development law, human rights, global governance, post-colonial theories of law and society, and consumer protection. His articles have appeared in learned journals, including the Leiden Journal of International Law and the Journal of African Law. He is on the editorial board of The Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice and the editor of a special edition of the journal. [ Paul Ocheje's website ]
The Honourable Justice Douglas W. Phillips, B.A. (Western), LL.B. (Windsor). Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice. Special Lecturer in Family Law and Civil Trial Advocacy. Justice Phillips is the author of two important family law texts: The Child and Family Services Act: A Guide to Part III, (co-authored with Douglas J. Manning) and Adoption Law in Canada (co-authored with Ruth J. Raphael, Douglas J. Manning and Julia Turnbull). Adjunct Professor.
Anneke R. Smit, B.Mus. (Alberta), LL.B. (McGill), Ph.D. (Reading). Dr. Smit is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law and teaches Property. She is a member of the Ontario Bar. Her research interests include forced migration, property law, international and transnational law, and post-conflict justice. Dr. Smit has worked with international organisations and NGOs on human rights issues, and practised immigration and refugee law with the Department of Justice Canada. She has published journal articles and book chapters on her research. [Anneke Smit's website]
Gemma Smyth, B.A. (Hons.)(Western), LL.B.(Windsor), LL.M.(Osgoode Hall), C.Med.(ADR Institute of Canada). Professor Gemma Smyth is Assistant Professor and Academic Clinic Director at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. Professor Smyth teaches Clinic Seminar, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and manages the Clinic Practice Program. She also researches and writes in the areas of poverty law, dispute resolution and legal education. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law as a professor, she was Executive Director of University of Windsor Mediation Services and a mediator for the Ontario government. Professor Smyth won student-nominated mentorship and teaching awards in 2006 and 2009. [Gemma Smyth's website]
George R. Stewart, B.A. (Carleton), LL.B. (Ottawa), LL.M. (L.S.E., London), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Stewart teaches Advanced Business Law, Payment Systems and Secured Transactions. A former Associate Dean, he is a co-author of Fraudulent Conveyances and Preferences. Professor Stewart is the Director of the Seminar in Advanced Business Law. Professor Emeritus.
David M. Tanovich, B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Toronto), LL.B. (Queen’s), LL.M. (N.Y.U.), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Tanovich teaches Criminal Law, Evidence and Racial Profiling and the Law. Prior to coming to Windsor, Professor Tanovich was an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, a partner at Pinkofsky, Lockyer and a former law clerk to Chief Justice Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a well known expert in criminal law, evidence, legal ethics and racial profiling and often quoted in the national media for his expertise in these areas. [David Tanovich's website]
Myra J. Tawfik, B.A. (McGill), LL.B. (McGill), B.C.L. (McGill), LL.M. (Queen Mary College, London-Intellectual Property Law), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law, formerly of the Bar of Quebec (1986-2000). A former Associate Dean, Professor Myra Tawfik teaches Confidential Information and Copyright Law. Her research interest is in intellectual property law, particularly the law of copyright including early Canadian copyright law history. Professor Tawfik has published both nationally and internationally and her most recent publications include: Myra J. Tawfik, International Copyright Law: W[h]ither User Rights? - Chapter 3 in In the Public Interest: The Future of Canadian Copyright Law, Geist, M., ed., (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2005); Myra J. Tawfik, Follow the Lego Brick Road: The Doctrine of Functionality under Canadian Trademark Law (2005) 15 Molengrafica Series 71(Intersentia Publishers, Antwerp, Oxford New York); Myra J. Tawfik, Fair Dealing as a User Right under International Copyright Law - April-June 2005 UNESCO Copyright Bulletin, Myra J. Tawfik, Is the WTO/TRIPS Agreement User Friendly? Commissioned Study for the Canadian Library Association (January 2005). She is the co-editor of International Trade and Intellectual Property: The Search for a Balanced System (Westview Press) and the co-author of the forthcoming Internet Law title (Canadian Encyclopedic Digest - Thomson Carswell). Professor Tawfik is also the supervisor of the Intellectual Property Legal Information Network (IPLIN) providing opportunities for student interns to work on public legal education projects in matters relating to intellectual property and information technology law. [Myra Tawfik's website]
Marcia A. Valiante, B.A., B.Sc. (New Hampshire), LL.B. (Osgoode Hall), LL.M. (Queen’s), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Valiante teaches Environmental Law, Land Use Planning Law, Municipal Law and International Environmental Law. Her research interests cover a range of issues in Canadian environmental law and policy, Canada-U.S. environmental relations with a focus on the Great Lakes, and citizen access to environmental decision-making. This research has appeared in a number of government reports and a range of books and journals. [Marcia A. Valiante's Website]
Christopher P.M. Waters, B.A. (Toronto), LL.B. (Queen's), LL.M. (McGill), D.C.L. (McGill), Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario). Dr. Waters teaches Public International Law, the Law of Armed Conflict and Contracts. Dr. Waters was the Associate Dean of the Faculty from 2009-2012. [Christopher P.M. Waters's Website]
John P. Weir, B.Comm. (Hons.) (McMaster), LL.B. (Queen's), LL.M. (York), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Weir teaches Applied Taxation: Charities and Non-Profits, Business Associations and Income Taxation. He is a former Assoc. Dean of Law, and was Superintendent of Insurance and Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Financial Institutions. Prof. Weir is the author of Structured Settlements, The Annotated Insurance Act of Ontario service, and co-author of Norwood on Life Insurance Law in Canada (2nd & 3rd Editions). He actively practices as legal Counsel, and as a court expert witness throughout North America. His research focuses on insurance, taxation, administrative and government regulation, medico-legal, evidence, and transnational law (Chinese law & legal system).
J. Leigh West, L.S.M., B.A. (Queen’s), LL.B. (McGill), M.Sc. (Iowa State), LL.M. (Wayne State), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor West teaches Contracts and Evidence. Her research interests include a study on various aspects of Occupational Health and Safety and Worker Compensation. Her book, Police Powers and Procedures, was published in 2002.
Larry C. Wilson, LL.B. (Saskatchewan), LL.M. (Manitoba), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Wilson teaches Criminal Law, Labour Law, and Torts. He is the author of Juvenile Courts in Canada. His research interests include young offenders and other aspects of the criminal justice system.
Christopher J. Wydrzynski, B.A., LL.B. (Windsor), LL.M. (Osgoode), of Osgoode Hall, Barrister-at-Law. Professor Wydrzynski teaches Constitutional Law, Constitutional Litigation and Judicial Review. He is the author of Immigration Law & Procedure. He is the Research Director for the Legal Profession Research Program, which published the results of its study in The Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice (2001).
The Honourable Justice Thomas Zuber, Q.C., L.S.M., B.A. (Assumption), LL.B. (Osgoode), D.C.L. (honoris causa Windsor), LL.D. (honoris causa LSUC) formerly a judge of the High Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Superior Court of Ontario. Justice Zuber served as a member of faculty prior to his judicial career. The Faculty’s Zuber Moot Court Competition bears his name. Honorary Professor.