Camille Cameron

Maureen Irish, Kyle Kuepfer, Christopher Macaulay, Josh Marcus and Kevin Wisnicki.The Windsor Law team took top honours in a competition arguing a hypothetical dispute between Canada and the United States: coach Maureen Irish, Kyle Kuepfer, Christopher Macaulay, Josh Marcus and Kevin Wisnicki.

Windsor Law students take top award at Niagara International Moot

A team of second-year students from the Faculty of Law earned top honours at the Niagara International Moot Competition.

Officials celebrate the opening of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship ClinicOfficials celebrate the opening of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic in the Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator on Tuesday. From left: UWindsor president Alan Wildeman, dean of law Camille Cameron, Accelerator director Arthur Barbut, clinic founder Myra Tawfik, and law professor Bruce Elman.

Clinic to provide free legal services to start-up businesses

A new program that provides local start-up businesses and entrepreneurs with free legal services was formally launched Tuesday.

Expert in Aboriginal law takes up appointment as scholar-in-residence

An experienced police officer now lecturing at Windsor Law has started a term as the school’s Ron Ianni Scholar-in-Residence, dean Camille Cameron announced Wednesday.

Ronald C. George teaches the courses “Indigenous Legal Traditions” and “Aboriginal Law in Society.”

Cameron noted his extensive experience in conflict resolution, his tireless advocacy for Aboriginal rights and his passion for supporting educational opportunities for Aboriginal people.

Social justice advocate to head up Community Legal Aid, Legal Assistance and poverty law clinics

Lawyer, teacher and social justice advocate Marion Overholt, a 1981 graduate of Windsor Law, will begin an appointment as executive director of the faculty’s Community Legal Aid, Legal Assistance of Windsor and poverty law clinics in January 2013.

In making the announcement, dean Camille Cameron emphasized the Faculty of Lawʼs commitment to supporting access to justice and to providing law students with rich opportunities for clinical and experiential learning.

Tree symbolizes constitutional growth and change

A tree is the perfect symbol of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, says law student Lama Sabbagh.

“Like a tree, the charter grows and changes, evolving with society,” she said Tuesday as members of the Charter Project sponsored a tree planting outside the Ron W. Ianni Faculty of Law Building.

Plus, she added, the tree is a red maple, a symbol of Canadian identity.

New dean followed circuitous route to Windsor Law

A straight line from Melbourne to Windsor is about 16,000 km, but the route Camille Cameron has taken from the beginning of her legal career in Halifax to the University of Melbourne and now dean of Windsor Law is a much greater distance, says a profile in the February 2012 issue of the Ontario Bar Association’s publication, Briefly Speaking.