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Law student support suite developed amid COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, Windsor Law has launched a suite of additional student supports including enhanced career service resources, a pandemic-specific emergency bursary program, and 30 new summer opportunities for law students who either lost their summer placements or were unable to secure positions due to the global pandemic.

Professor Reem Bahdi comments on Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision

After a 25-year-old Jamaican-Canadian had suspicions about a potential landlord, he took his rental discrimination case to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) and won.

When asked to provide her comments on the case, Professor Reem Bahdi said that statistically, it's not common to see a discrimination complaint before the HRTO end up in favour of the applicant. 

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Professor Tess Sheldon co-authors opinion piece about psychiatric detention amid COVID-19 outbreak

Windsor Law Professor and Externship Director Tess Sheldon co-authored an opinion piece about psychiatric detention and the need for preventative institutionalization amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

The authors argue that moving people into the community will protect their health, free up valuable resources, and reduce overcrowding for those who remain inside institutions—all part of preventing the spread of COVID-19.