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Students help break down barriers to justice

Students help break down barriers to justice

COVID-19 is making access to justice more difficult for marginalized communities, and that reality coupled with the move of many legal services online is prompting more Western law students than ever to step up to meet the need.

Western mourns death of law student, military vet

Western mourns death of law student, military vet

The Western community is mourning the death of retired major Charles Edmund Thomas, a military veteran who was studying towards a doctorate in law and who died unexpectedly in Stratford on Oct. 10.

Read. Watch. Listen. with Suzanne Chiodo

Read. Watch. Listen. with Suzanne Chiodo

Oh, you’ve got to hold on, ready or not, you live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got when Law professor Suzanne Chiodo takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Alumna receives highest Law Society award

Alumna receives highest Law Society award

If they see a barn on fire, most people will call 911, stand back, wait for the firefighters and hope the horses survive. That’s the wise and considered approach, said Heather Joy Ross, LLB’84.