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Public Interest, Private Property by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante

Anneke Smit: Making Up for the Loss of ‘Home’

This chapter, which considers the adequacy of compensation provisions in Canadian expropriation law from a socio-legal perspective, appears in Anneke…

Public Interest, Private Property by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante

Marcia Valiante: In Search of the Public Interest in Ontario Planning Decisions

This chapter considers the multiple "public interests" which run through land use planning decisions in Ontario. It appears in Anneke…

Anneke Smit co-editor of Onati Socio-Legal Series edition

A dedicated edition of the peer-reviewed journal, the Onati Socio-Legal Series, edited by Professor Emerita Jane Matthews Glenn of McGill University, Professor…

University of Windsor law professor Anneke Smit says Windsor political leaders need to do more to welcome Syrian refugees. (CBC Windsor)

Syrian refugees: Windsor said to lack leadership for new arrivals

Windsor's political leaders need to step up their efforts to prepare for the arrival of Syrian refugees, according to University…

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Chris Waters: The Rebirth of Bicycling Law?

This article sketches the “law of wheelmen” as it developed in the late 19th century and suggests that, with the…

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Anneke Smit: Expropriation and the Socio-Economic Status of Neighbourhoods in Canada

Expropriation – the non-consensual taking of privately-owned property by the state in exchange for the payment of compensation – is…

Gemma Smyth: Considering Democracy and ADR

This article addresses diversity-based practice in public collaborative processes. Published in the peer-reviewed Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues,…

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Beverly Jacobs: Stolen Sisters report on violence against Indigenous women in Canadian cities

This report, for which Beverly Jacobs was the lead researcher, examines the following factors which, too long neglected, have contributed…