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.


In memoriam: Martin Teplitsky, 1941 - 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Martin Teplitsky

The Faculty of Law is saddened to hear of the passing of alumnus Martin Teplitsky, LLB 1964, on July 14, 2016. A native of Toronto, he was a law professor, a senior and founding partner of boutique litigation firm Teplitsky, Colson LLP and one of Canada’s most respected mediators-arbitrators. He was also a prolific writer and authored numerous journal articles on access to justice, tort law, arbitration and mediation.

SDJ student Daniel Del Gobbo is winner of the 2016 CBA Viscount Bennett Fellowship

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Daniel Del Gobbo, a student in the SJD. program, is the winner of the 2016 Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Viscount Bennett Fellowship. His study area “falls at the intersections of alternative dispute resolution and feminist legal theory.”

An evening to thank the Hon. Hal Jackman

Monday, July 11, 2016

Photos by Salathiel Wesser

It was a small event to say a big and heartfelt ‘Thank you!’ to the distinguished alumnus who helped to make the new law building a reality: the Hon. Henry (Hal) N. R. Jackman, Class of 1956.

Special issue of U of T Law Journal on "The Future of Law and Development"

Friday, July 8, 2016

The new issue of the University of Toronto Law Journal (66:3, Summer 2016) includes a focus feature on "The Future of Law and Development." The feature includes an introduction by Prof. Mariana Mota Prado, "The past and future of law and development," and an article by Prof.

Nikki Gershbain and Sarah Pole receive Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Two leaders of programs founded at and supported by the Faculty of Law have been awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships (CLJF) from the Law Foundation of Ontario.

Alumnus Paul B. Schabas elected Law Society Treasurer

Monday, July 4, 2016
Paul Schabas

Faculty of Law alumnus Paul Schabas, LLB 1984, has been elected the 66th Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the highest elected office of the LSUC, which regulates Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals in the public interest.

Alumnus Sidney B. Linden named to the Order of Canada

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sidney LindenAlumnus Sidney B. Linden, LLB 1964, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, one of 113 new appointments announced today by the Governor General of Canada. A lawyer and former justice, he was named in recognition of his many contributions to public administration and to the administration of justice in Ontario.