Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh - "High frequency talker"

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In a commentary in the Financial Post, Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh pours cold water on the hype surrounding Michael Lewis' new book Flash Boys, about high-frequency traders ("High frequency talker: Author of ‘Flash Boys’ has succeeded in demonizing an innovation that saves investors $9-billion a year," April 14, 2014).

Three new scholars join the Faculty of Law

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Faculty of Law welcomes new tenure-track scholars Emily Satterthwaite, Richard Stacey and Anna Su. These new talents bring a diverse body of research and experience to our exceptional faculty:

Emily Satterthwaite

Prof. Colleen Flood - "Luring medical tourists for cash is a trip down the slippery slope"

Thursday, April 10, 2014

In a commentary in The Globe and Mail, Prof. Colleen Flood warns of the problems that arise when hospitals try to raise money by treating "medical tourists" ("Luring medical tourists for cash is a trip down the slippery slope," April 10, 2014).

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

James Farley, Linda Rothstein, Tariq Remtulla celebrated at 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award dinner

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Distinguished Alumni: Linda Rothstein, Tariq Remtulla with Dean Mayo Moran and Justice James Farley.

 

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo

Under the soaring Tudor ceiling of the Hart House music room, amid the long harvest tables filled with family and friends, three notable alumni were celebrated at the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award dinner event April 2:  Justice James Farley, LLB 1966, Linda Rothstein, LLB 1980, and Tariq Remtulla, JD 2005. 

Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin is guest of honour for PBSC law students

Friday, April 4, 2014

Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin in a group shot with studentsThe chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, Beverly McLachlin, was the guest of honour at Pro Bono Students Canada’s volunteer appreciation event hosted recently at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. Law students from the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall chapters came together to hear the chief justice’s thoughts on a number of issues facing the Supreme Court.

Flip Your Wig for Justice launches at Faculty of Law

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Law students, faculty and staff put on quite the show recently, donning electric-coloured wigs for a good cause, and raising $3,332 for access to justice initiatives in Ontario.

Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Moot celebrates 20th anniversary

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Ontario’s resource riches in the northern Ring of Fire region (500 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay) was the background to the recent Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Moot. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the moot was hosted at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where it all started back in 1994. Law students, academics, Aboriginal elders, and lawyers working, studying and/or interested in Aboriginal law issues participated in the three-day event.

Students and alumni discuss diversity in the profession and law school

Monday, March 31, 2014

Raising the Colour Bar: a discussion on diversity in the legal profession and at law school.


By Sandra Barlett

Raising the Colour Bar brought together students and lawyers on March 26th to discuss diversity in law schools and in the profession.

The Graduate Law Students’ Association in partnership with student groups and the outreach program See Yourself Here organized the panel. 

U of T Law mooting results (updated)

Monday, March 31, 2014

Mooting season is wrapping up. Here are the U of T Law results from this year's competitive moots. We commend all of this year’s outstanding mooters and coaches for their stellar performance and hard work.