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Gemma Smyth

Windsor Law finds success in mooting competitions

Recognizing that experiential learning is a key component of providing a rigorous legal education, the Advocacy and Mooting Program at Windsor Law engages students each year in a variety of mock advocacy competitions including mooting (appellate advocacy), mock trial competitions, mock mediation, client counseling, and negotiation competitions.

Windsor Law reports the following successes for the 2019-20 mooting season:

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Assoc. Dean Smyth appears on CBC' Windsor Morning to discuss Access without Fear policy

Associate Dean Gemma Smyth appeared on CBC's Windsor Morning show today to discuss the potentials of an Access without Fear policy in Windsor. This policy would provide undocumented immigrants with access to municipal services.

Smyth will moderate the Access without Fear panel discussion at Windsor Law later today which will feature Dr. Graham Hudson from Ryerson University, Loly Rico from the FCJ Refugee Centre and Jai Sahak from the municipality of Ajax.

Smyth and Jacobs join leadership team

Windsor Law is pleased to announce the appointments of Professor Gemma Smyth as associate dean (academic) and of Professor Laverne Jacobs as the inaugural associate dean of research and graduate studies.

“We are thrilled to be adding Professors Smyth and Jacobs to our leadership team,” said Dean of Law, Christopher Waters. “We are grateful for the outstanding support to students provided by former Associate Dean Jasminka Kalajdzic and Acting Associate Dean Maggie Liddle.”