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“They Should Be Here With Us”: Beginning with Communities to Reimagine the Role of Lawyers in Support of Systemic Change

LLM Thesis by Britney de Costa (2017), Windsor Law. This thesis explores the roles lawyers might play to support community-led…

CNN BUSINESS: Kristen Thomasen on ‘Minority Report’ 15 years later

The future is arriving even faster than the predictions depicted in "Minority Report," a film long hailed for being prescient.…

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Laverne Jacobs: ‘Humanizing’ Disability Law

This paper examines one of the most recent and widespread cases of consultation to occur in the development of lawmaking…

Implications of P3 Arrangements for Ontario Healthcare Infrastructure Procurement

Research Paper by Tyne Gatten (April 2016) for upper year Windsor Law seminar course: Private Property and the Public Interest.…

Heritage Properties: Demolition by Neglect and the Public Interest

Research Paper by Shannon Uhera (April 2016) for upper year Windsor Law seminar course: Private Property and the Public Interest.…

FINANCIAL POST: Anneke Smit on Supreme Court fight over Bridge-owned abandoned homes

A Supreme Court hearing about who’s responsible for a street full of abandoned houses near Canada’s busiest border crossing has…

CBC WINDSOR: Chris Waters interviewed on Windsor bike share potential

"If cycling's sustainable as a method of active transportation anywhere in Canada, it is here because it's relatively flat [and]…

Public Interest, Private Property by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante

Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante, eds.: Public Interest, Private Property: Law and Planning Policy in Canada

At a time when pollution, urban sprawl, and condo booms are leading municipal governments to adopt prescriptive laws and regulations,…

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…