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.
— Published on Jun 22nd, 2020
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.
— Published on Jun 26th, 2020
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:
— Published on Apr 7th, 2020
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.
— Published on Feb 4th, 2019
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.”
— Published on Jun 28th, 2018
Professors Anneke Smith and Gemma Smyth, and CLA's Jillian Rogin
Professors Anneke Smit and Gemma Smyth, and Community Legal Aid's Jillian Rogin, on the Syrian refugees' need for better ways to reconnect with their families in today's Globe and Mail.
Read the full article here.
— Published on Dec 19th, 2016
Buhler, Marsden and Smyth, Clinical Law: Practice, Theory, and Social Justice Advocacy, Emond Montgomery Publications, 2016.
Windsor Law Faculty Author: Gemma Smyth