Julie Macfarlane

Professor Julie Macfarlane comments on legal aid funding

In a recent Canadian Bar Association National Magazine article, Windsor Law Professor and National Self-Represented Litigants Project Director Julie Macfarlane disputes that Canadians don't care about legal aid. According to the article, Dr. Macfarlane says the real problem is a lack of stakeholder culture in the legal system.

50 Years of Faculty Scholarship: Faculty of Law Book Launch and Scholarship Celebration

Windsor Law kicked off the 50th anniversary year in January with a book launch and scholarship celebration. The Honourable George R. Strathy, Chief Justice of Ontario, and University of Windsor President, Dr. Alan Wildeman joined us to congratulate our faculty and celebrated authors: Pascale Chapdelaine, Sujith Xavier, Brian Manarin, William Bogart, Julie MacFarlane and Richard Moon.

For 50 years, our faculty has helped change the world we live in through cutting-edge legal research. 

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.

National Self-Represented Litigants Project Headed to Supreme Court

The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) is headed to the Supreme Court of Canada this April. The NSRLP has been awarded Intervenor Status to offer advice and argument in Pintea v Johns, a case that will look at the types of assistance a judge both may, and should, give to a self-represented litigant. An Intervenor is a party who is not directly involved in a legal dispute, but who represents the rights of non-parties and speaks on an issue of the case that is not provided by either the defendant or plaintiff.