In this study, the author analyzes, comparatively, the administrative governance functions of legislation that provides accessibility standards in six jurisdictions that also offer legal protection from discrimination to people with disabilities: Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States and the … Continue reading
The Law, Disability & Social Change Project at Windsor Law is looking for an LLM student with research interests in access to healthcare for persons with disabilities to work on a research project on access to medical services in the … Continue reading
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The Law, Disability & Social Change Project @Windsor Law is pleased to announce two public events on disability rights in honour of a visit to Windsor Law by the Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin. On January 15, 2018 at … Continue reading
Speaker: Dr. Laverne Jacobs, Associate Professor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Location: Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick The School of Law at the University of Limerick welcomes guest speaker Professor Laverne Jacobs on … Continue reading
Accessibility Awareness Day, University of Windsor March 2, 2017 Prof. Laverne Jacobs & Shanae Soor, Disability Legal Studies Fellow, Windsor Law How can law be used to achieve equality, access to justice (A2J) and full citizenship for persons with disabilities? … Continue reading
The issues relating to accessibility laws are ones that I have been studying for a number of years. They are also quite important to me as a person with a disability. As a law professor, one of my primary research … Continue reading
Canada needs to be more proactive in preventing hate crimes against children with disabilities. Over the past year, there have been at least two media-reported incidents of violent attacks on young people with disabilities. One, which took place in Winnipeg … Continue reading