Tanya Basok

woman holding plastic near shorePlastic tops the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup’s list of types of litter on the country’s marine and freshwater shores.

Riverfront cleanup to celebrate World Water Day

The public is invited to join a shoreline cleanup of the Detroit River near campus.

Rights of temporary migrant workers the focus of forum

The Faculty of Law’s Transnational Law and Justice research group will host sociology and law professionals to examine issues of worker protection, human rights and immigration on Thursday and Friday, November 15 and 16 at the Ron W. Ianni Law Building.

The free public event, entitled “Temporary Migrants in Canada: Towards a Rights-Based Policy,” will include three panel discussions focusing on the rights, policies and legal issues affecting temporary migrant workers.

Law students recognized for contributions to social justice

University is not just a place to secure a career, says Tanya Basok, “It’s a place to become a good global citizen and break down the walls of injustice.”

Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Justice, she bestowed its 2012 Student Social Justice Project of the Year Award on the Charter Project. Formed in observance of the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the group promotes understanding of this landmark document.