SJD candidates present research at CIGI Conference

Thursday, August 18, 2016

U of T SJD candidate Ashley Barnes (first row, second from left) and U of T SJD candidate Eden Sarid (second-last row, second from right) with fellow CIGI scholarship students.

 

By Mary Taws, CIGI

Eight Faculty of Law alumni have been named to "GC PowerList: Canada"

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Eight Faculty of Law alumni have been named to the "GC PowerList: Canada" for 2016, published by The Legal 500, and highlighting the work of in-house counsel.

They are: Eric Adelson, 1996; Mirko Bibic, 1992; Lisa Damiani, 1996; Martin Guest, 1987; Jeffrey Haar, 1993; Tim Hutzul, 1995; Melissa Kennedy, 1987; and Peter Nguyen, 2000.

Prof. Kent Roach co-authors "Fighting terrorism in Canada: Five questions from the Driver case"

Friday, August 12, 2016

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Kent Roach and the University of Ottawa's Prof. Craig Forcese analyze the implications of the case of would-be terrorist Aaron Driver for Canada's anti-terrorism strategies and legislation ("Fighting terrorism in Canada: Five questions from the Driver case," August 11, 2016).

Read the full commentary on the Globe and Mail website, or below.

Back to school time: Meet some of our incoming first-year law students

Friday, August 5, 2016

First-year law students are getting ready to enter the Jackman Law Building as part of the Class of 2019, and we’d like to introduce some of them to you. In our annual series of profiles, meet: Major Craig Derenzis of the Royal Canadian Air Force, business graduate Davina Shivratan and Jiu Jitsu black belt Wanekia Dunn.

More profiles will be posted as they become available.

Stories by Karen Gross

Prof. Anita Anand receives Law Foundation of Ontario’s Access to Justice Fund grant for unique investor-rights research project

Thursday, August 4, 2016
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The Faculty of Law’s Prof. Anita Anand has received one of eight Law Foundation of Ontario grants, through its national Access to Justice Fund (ATJF), to fund an investor rights projects—the first of its kind in Canada focusing “on the need for additional or alternative regulation in the area of investor remedies.”

Prof. Anita Anand founds Canadian Business Law Blog

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Prof. Anita Anand has initiated a new blog, the Canadian Business Law Blog, with the support of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Seven alumni, including Prof. Kent Roach, named to the 2016 Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers list

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
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Seven Faculty of Law alumni, including Professor Kent Roach, have been named to the 2016 Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers list of those who “made their mark over the past 18 months” in the legal profession.

The annual ranking is produced by Canadian Lawyer magazine, and 35 Faculty of Law alumni were among the more than 200 nominations received this year. The online voting was open to readers across Canada, and more than 11,000 votes were cast.

Faculty of Law hosts first international conference in the new Jackman Law Building: on clinical legal education

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

First international conference hosted in the new Jackman Law Building: attendees of the joint International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) and Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education (ACCLE) conference in the Osler Hoskin and Harcourt LLP Atrium.

 

By Geneviève Ryan, Summer Research Assistant at the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights / Photos by Ejona Xega

 

International Human Rights Program takes student from classroom to refugee camps of Turkey, Jordan

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

"This work set my soul on fire," says U of T law grad

By Veronica Zaretski

When Petra Molnar graduated this year with a JD from U of T’s Faculty of Law, she carried with her invaluable experiences, such as conducting on-the-ground research on vulnerable Syrian populations in Turkey and Jordan.  

Prof. Anita Anand writes "One case, two commissions, several novel securities issues"

Monday, July 25, 2016

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Anita Anand analyzes a takeover bid case being heard simultaneously by the Ontario Securities Commission and British Columbia Securities Commission ("One case, two commissions, several novel securities issues," July 22, 2016).

Read the full commentary on the Globe and Mail website, or below.