Windsor Law students shone in the Mathews Dinsdale National Arbitration Competition - one of eight law schools to take part. This is a high profile mooting competition, the panels comprising leading arbitrators and practitioners from the Ontario Labour Bar. For the past two years SCC Justice Cromwell has chaired the final panel, this year together with the Chairs of the Ontario and Federal Labour Boards.
Our 2016 team included two second year student mooters - Kelli-Anne Day and Ryan Stern - and a student coach, Aruna Vithiananthan from the Dual JD Program. These three students worked extremely hard together and their performance at the Competition was outstanding. Several panelists and lawyers remarked upon the high quality of their approach to a challenging problem, and on their first-rate performance at the Competition.
The students are to be commended for continuing the tradition at Windsor Law of robust inter-mural mooting. What is particularly impressive is that Kelli, Ryan and Aruna took this on as an extra-curricular activity, as the Arbitration Competition is a not-for-credit Moot.
This says much of the spirit of students at Windsor Law, and of their dedication to the Law School.