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Windsor Law remembers inaugural Law Librarian

The inaugural Law Librarian at the University of Windsor's Faculty of Law, Professor Roger F. Jacobs, sadly passed away on April 17, 2024, at the age of 87. 

Professor Jacobs assumed this pioneering role in 1968 and concluded his tenure at the end of the Winter Term in 1973. He then embarked on his next venture as the founding Law Librarian at the University of Southern Illinois, where he served from 1973 to 1977. In 1978, he assumed the position of librarian at the United States Supreme Court. 

Holistic approach underpins law school’s diversity efforts

featured in the Globe and Mail

It’s not by chance that the Law faculty at the University of Windsor in Ontario is one of the most diverse law schools in Canada. A conscious effort over several years has aimed to make the faculty more representative of Canada’s evolving demographic profile.

Generosity spreads far beyond recipients

featured in the Globe and Mail

When Amy Johnson was awarded a scholarship to study law at the University of Windsor in 2012, she knew it would change her life. What she didn’t realize was that it would change the lives of her six sons as well.

Ms. Johnson, a single parent who grew up in Manitoba, was awarded the Class of ‘81 Scholarship, a $1-million grant established in 2011 by the Windsor Law class of 1981 to commemorate their 30th reunion.

Jurists preside over moot competition

Windsor Law welcomed a distinguished panel of jurists to preside over the final round of its 50th annual Zuber Moot Competition, Nov. 21. 

For the first time, the event put on the bench a Supreme Court of Canada judge: Sheilah Martin, as well as Court of Appeal for Ontario judges Michael Tulloch and Steve Coroza, and Superior Court of Ontario judge Renee Pomerance.