Professors Vasanthi Venkatesh, Jasminka Kalajdzic and Exec. Dir. Marion Overholt to testify on Bill 161

The Ontario Legislature is back in session. For the next three days, the Standing Committee on Justice Policy is hearing from and questioning witnesses about Bill 161, an omnibus bill that proposes changes to several statutes, including the Class Proceedings Act, Legal Aid, and others.

Windsor Law professors Vasanthi Venkatesh (Migrant Workers Clinic) and Jasminka Kalajdzic (Class Action Clinic), along with Community Legal Aid & Legal Assistance of Windsor Executive Director Marion Overholt have been called to testify about different aspects of the Bill.