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CBC WINDSOR: Professors Sukanya Pillay and Kristen Thomasen comment on use of COVID-19 database

(08 September 2020) According to a CBC Windsor article, the Windsor Police Service's decision to access the provincial COVID-19 database…

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on Windsor Police use of facial recognition software

(05 March 2020) Windsor Law professor Kristen Thomasen comments that the problem isn't only the use of facial recognition software…

TORONTO STAR: Anneke Smit op-ed on COVID-19 municipal emergency powers

Centre for Cities Director Dr. Anneke Smit co-authored an op-ed for the Toronto Star with UBC Allard School of Law's…

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen interviewed on Amazon Ring potential in Windsor

Privacy experts, including University of Windsor law professor Kristen Thomasen, say they're concerned about the possibility of Windsor establishing a partnership…

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CTV WINDSOR: Cities and Climate Action co-lead Smit, students interviewed

The City of Windsor will meet on January 27, 2020 to deliberate over the municipal budget. Watch to see what…

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WINDSOR STAR: Cities & Climate Action co-lead Smit on drive-thrus in climate emergency

A climate emergency — and a drive-thru for 27 cars: Windsor Star reports on municipal control over the establishment of…

CBC AFTERNOON DRIVE: Anneke Smit interviewed on national research-a-thon

Coordinated by students in Windsor Law's Cities and Climate Action Forum and Osgoode Hall's Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinic, students…

CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on surveillance camera facial recognition

CBC Windsor reports that Detroit police and the Detroit airport have started using facial recognition through their surveillance cameras —…

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CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on new surveillance cameras for downtown core

CBC Windsor reports on Windsor city council's approval of 20 new surveillance cameras for the downtown core at Monday night's…

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CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen interviewed on police drone program

Windsor police say the force's drone program, whose existence was previously confirmed by documents obtained by CBC News, is still…

The SoCA Armouries will host a public workshop Saturday on creating short, community-focused films that can be shared easily through social media.

UWINDSOR DAILY NEWS: Windsor Law co-hosts filmmaking workshop for local community builders

On Saturday, June 15, 2019 Windsor Law and partners including the School of Creative Arts (SoCA) hosted a public workshop…

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CBC WINDSOR: Kristen Thomasen on Windsor police plan to launch drone unit

Windsor police are planning to launch an unmanned aerial system (UAS) unit this fall, CBC News has learned. According to…