The Honourable Edward M. Morgan of the Superior Court of Justice recently approved the settlement of a securities class action lawsuit, and in doing so, approved an award of $90,000 to the Class Action Clinic at Windsor Law in left-over or ‘cy près’ funds.
— Published on Oct 19th, 2021
Windsor Law Professor Reem Bahdi has accepted an appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Law effective July 1, UWindsor Provost Patti Weir announced Wednesday.
— Published on Jun 24th, 2021
This month, second-year law student Roxana Jahani Aval is applying her Human Dignity course learnings to the world of podcasts.
— Published on Feb 26th, 2021
In the Spring of 2006, the Centre of Law in Aid of Development and Canadian American Research Centre for Law and Policy were amalgamated, creating the Transnational Law and Justice Network (TLJN) at Windsor Law.
— Published on May 11th, 2021
— Published on Nov 16th, 2020
Professor Reem Bahdi has published an opinion piece in The Conversation Canada on the new human rights order which, as she writes, risks restricting criticism of Israel.
Last month, Ontario became the latest jurisdiction to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The province has sown division within and between communities in the process, writes Professor Bahdi.
— Published on Nov 16th, 2020
In a Conversation Canada article published today, professors Reem Bahdi, Jillian Rogin and Sylvia Mcadam argue that recent legal reforms in Alberta and Saskatchewan suggest both provinces could be gearing up for more violence against Indigenous Peoples, even as both commit to reconciliation.
— Published on Jul 16th, 2020
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.
— Published on Jun 19th, 2020
Professor Reem Bahdi comments on terrorism laws in a recent Maclean's op-ed.
“It’s really troubling and puzzling why the court would conclude in Bissonnette’s case that his hatred of Muslims was irrelevant to the fact that he shot Muslims,” says Professor Bahdi.
"[V]iolence associated or perpetuated by Muslims is terrorism. Violence perpetuated against Muslims is not as easily identified as terrorism.”
— Published on Jun 1st, 2020
After a 25-year-old Jamaican-Canadian had suspicions about a potential landlord, he took his rental discrimination case to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) and won.
When asked to provide her comments on the case, Professor Reem Bahdi said that statistically, it's not common to see a discrimination complaint before the HRTO end up in favour of the applicant.
— Published on Apr 16th, 2020