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Professor Gemma Smyth recipient of inaugural award

Windsor Law Professor Gemma Smyth is the inaugural recipient of the Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education’s (ACCLE) Buhler Award. Named in honour of Sarah Buhler, long-time ACCLE board member and professor at the College of Law University of Saskatchewan, the award is presented to a professor whose work intersects academic and clinical approaches to clinical and experiential legal education.

Professor Richard Moon comments on the sale of products symbolizing hate

Professor Richard Moon provided comment in a June 19 CBC Toronto article about an Oshawa store selling products that symbolize hate on their website.

According to the article, the owner of a military surplus store in Oshawa, says he didn’t know Nazi and Confederate flag items were for sale on his website. The owner continues to say that a third-party listed the products on his site without his knowledge.

Professor Reem Bahdi co-authors article on incel-related violence and terrorism charges

In May, when terrorism charges were added against a suspect in the killing of Ashley Noelle Arzaga, it marked the first time in Canada they were invoked against violence by “incels,” a group that identifies as involuntary celibate — rejected sexually by women.

Windsor law professor Reem Bahdi and Fahad Ahmad, a doctoral student of public policy at Carleton University, argue that adopting anti-terrorism strategies against incel ideology may make matters worse.

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Law deans' letter to the community on anti-Black racism

We condemn the recent, senseless violence leading to the deaths of Black individuals in the United States and Canada. We grieve the loss of George Floyd, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Ahmaud Arbery and many additional Black lives. Anti-Black racism is pervasive in Canadian society, including in its universities and law schools. We acknowledge that there has been a history of Anti-Black racism at Windsor Law.