In a recent Lawyer's Daily article, Associate Dean Laverne Jacobs comments on the significance of the Court of Appeal overturning a Human Rights Tribunal decision in an Ontario university admissions case.
Dr. Jacobs says the decision is important for people with disabilities, their advocates and for universities considering their admissions processes.
— Published on Jan 26th, 2021
Many Canadians have criticized Canada’s $31.1M settlement with Abdullah Almalki, Ahmad El Maati and Muayyed Nureddin. Professor Sukanya Pillay explains why a settlement is justified.
Read the full article on the Ottawa Citizen website.
— Published on Nov 7th, 2017
A group of Windsor Law Professors have written submissions about five critical areas of human rights and civil liberties concerns, for the forthcoming 2018 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Canada. The UPR process, which began after 2007, is a process of the UN Human Rights Council that uniquely allows all 193 UN Member States to engage in a ‘peer-review process’: States raise concerns and identify challenges regarding human rights practice and protections in each country. The country under review has an opportunity to hear all the concerns raised, and respond regard
— Published on Nov 3rd, 2017
Laverne Jacobs, Photo by Chris Kendig Photography
Professor Laverne Jacobs is making a difference through her impactful work for people with disabilities that led to this week's victory decision for human rights in the Northwest Territories' case Portman v Govt of NWT.
— Published on Aug 19th, 2016
Professor Cerone discussed the subject of non-refoulement.
— Published on Jun 28th, 2016