Arnup Cup win and Labour Arbitration finalists kick off U of T mooting year

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Malini Vijaykumar and Sam Greene  won the Arnup Cup Trial Advocacy  competition on the weekend of Feb. 6-7, 2016.  According to coach, Jonathan Shime, they were sensational:  “While they were consistently brilliant across the board, Malini’s opening and cross were stupendous as were Sam’s cross and closing.  More importantly, the manner in which they conducted themselves brought great distinction to U of T.

SJD student Nathan Gorham writes "Twitter doesn’t do the Ghomeshi trial justice. There’s a better alternative"

Thursday, February 4, 2016

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, SJD student Nathan Gorham argues that the public discussion created by the Ghomeshi trial would be better served if everyone who wanted to could watch trials being broadcast rather than having to rely on second-hand accounts ("Twitter doesn’t do the Ghomeshi trial justice. There’s a better alternative," February 3, 2016).

2016 Literary Moot put Iago on trial, and raised more than $3K for charity

Monday, February 1, 2016

Iago on Trial: (back row, from left) Dean Ed Iacobucci, Prof. Brenda Cossman, Lauren Posloski and Prof. Anthony Niblett with (front row) Prof. Martha Shaffer and Angela Chaisson.


By Maeve Chandler, 2L  /  Photography by Kara Dueck

SJD student reflects on COP21 climate conference

Friday, January 29, 2016

Terry Lavender

Christopher Campbell-Duruflé

“The interviews that I did during the COP21, the content
of the negotiations, the final outcome, and the way it
will be implemented in the coming months provide me
with a fascinating laboratory, ” says Christopher

What were the top 5 most viewed Twitter and Facebook posts of 2015?

Thursday, January 28, 2016

What were the Faculty of Law's Twitter and Facebook followers most interested in during 2015? Here are the Top 5 most viewed Tweets and Facebook posts of the year.

Click on the images to see the original post.

Most viewed Tweets

5) GPLLM graduation

GPLLM graduation

New research Chair for investor rights—the first of its kind—to investigate better protections for Canadians

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Honourable Hal Jackman’s gift establishes the J.R. Kimber Chair in Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Prof. Anita AnandBy Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photo by Johnny Guatto

2016 Grafstein Lecture: "Lex Aetheria" or how to create laws in an Internet age

Friday, January 22, 2016
graphic image for Grafstein lecture 2016

Speaker Justice Roger Hughes says historical merchant and marine laws can help answer 21st century legal questions

By Alvin Yau, 1L

Faculty of Law co-sponsors all-day workshop about TPP agreement for minister Chrystia Freeland

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

By Terry Lavender

photo of Chrystia Freeland at lectern

“I felt I needed to be informed by the academic community’s
thinking on trade issues,” Chrystia Freeland said
(all photos by Arnold Lan)

Alumnus Hon. Stephen Goudge appointed to Order of Ontario

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Stephen Goudge

Alumnus Stephen Goudge, LLB 1968, a former justice of the Ontario Court of Appeal and now counsel at Paliare Roland, has been appointed to the Order of Ontario by Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell. He was one of 25 appointments announced on Jan. 13, 2016.