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 4th, 2021
Last week, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough met virtually with some exceptional advocates in Windsor-Essex for people with disabilities including the Law, Disability and Social Change Project (LDSC) at Windsor Law.
— Published on Dec 18th, 2020
— Published on Dec 3rd, 2020
Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) Laverne Jacobs was invited to appear as a witness before the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs examining Bill C-7, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying).
— Published on Dec 2nd, 2020
Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) and Law, Disability and Social Change Director Laverne Jacobs was interviewed in The Drive Magazine's cover story of their latest issue on the status of diversity and inclusion in Windsor Essex.
— Published on Sep 14th, 2020
Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) Laverne Jacobs has been invited to participate in a collaborative, multi-university law course this fall that will bring together professors from around the world over a period of several weeks for their expert instruction.
— Published on Oct 27th, 2020
In recent media interviews, Associate Dean (Research & Graduate Studies) Laverne Jacobs commented on mandatory mask mandates as they relate to accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations.
Dr. Jacobs said many people with disabilities fear that they'll be asked to share their health history with a stranger every time they enter a store in order to “prove” they fall into an exempted category.
— Published on Jul 7th, 2020
Earlier this month, the Windsor Law Centre for Cities collaborated with the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) to publish a report on cities and COVID-19 after 100 days of shutdown. The report, which examines how life and governance — how we live, move, work, care, and prosper — in Canadian cities have changed over the first 100 days of the pandemic, was released Friday on COVID100.ca.
— Published on Jun 30th, 2020
— Published on Jun 16th, 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 Nov 3rd, 2020