News Archive

Expert Insight: Professor Andrew Botterell weighs in on Veltman’s sentence

February 26, 2024 - CTV’s London spoke with Associate Dean and Professor Andrew Botterell, regarding the precedent setting terrorism conviction of Nathaniel Veltman.

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Expert insight: Police chief in London, Ont., apologizes to complainant in hockey sex assault case

February 06, 2024 - Professor Melanie Randall, whose work focuses on women's autonomy rights and sexual violence against women, was quoted in a Canadian Press article regarding the world junior hockey sexual assault case and London Police chief's apology.

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AthletesCAN, Western Law unveil new Sport Solution brand, relaunch legal Clinic’s blog

January 31, 2024 - AthletesCAN, the association of Canada’s national team athletes, and the Faculty of Law at Western University, are proud to unveil a new brand for Sport Solution and relaunch the legal Clinic’s official blog on AthletesCAN.ca.

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Expert insight: RCMP must follow up on race data from officers: scholar

January 19, 2024 - Assistant Dean and Professor, Sunil Gurmukh was quoted in a Law360 article about a new RCMP pilot project aimed at examining officers’ perceptions of race.

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10 Questions with Ritu Bhasin (LL.B. ’00)

January 12, 2024 - Ritu Bhasin (LL.B. ’00) is an award-winning speaker, author, and expert in belonging, equity, leadership, and empowerment, and the CEO of bhasin consulting inc., a renowned diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consulting firm. In June 2023, she released her second book We’ve Got This: Unlocking the Beauty of Belonging. For the 2023 issue of the Western Law alumni magazine, we sat down with Bhasin who shared her expertise on all things belonging, equity, diversity, inclusion.

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Ardyth Brott, LLB’93, named among Western community members earning top national, provincial and municipal honours

January 10, 2024 - Western Law graduate, Ardyth Brott, LLB’93, executive director of the Brott Festival, was named to the Order of Canada for her contributions to the Canadian orchestral community, and for her sustained support for youth involvement in music. Brott is in good company with thirteen other members of the Western community who were recognized for Canada's highest national, provincial and municipal honours in 2023.

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Professor Oosterveld joins current cohort of Western Research Chairs

January 08, 2024 - Professor Valerie Oosterveld has been appointed as one of seven Western Strategic Focus Research Chairs. She will focus her research on International Criminal Justice during this five-year term.

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