IIO Speakers series presents Dawnis Kennedy Practicing Onakonigewin: Anishinabe Law and Relation

Join Minnawaanigogiizhigok (a.k.a. Dawnis Kennedy) as she considers the challenge and value of practicing onakonigewin (anishinabe law) today. In particular, she explores how concepts of treaty, governance and law are understood differently within the practice of onakonige.

Asper Centre Constitutional Roundtable with Professor Kent Roach

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On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Professor Kent Roach will present an Asper Centre Constitutional Roundtable titled “Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley/Colten Boushie Case.”

The 2018 John LL. J. Edwards Memorial Lecture: Senator Murray Sinclair

The Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies, Faculty of Law, and Woodsworth College cordially invites you to attend our 2018 John LI. J. Edwards Lecture.

Named after the founder of the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, John Ll. J. Edwards, this is an annual public lecture on issues related to criminal law, crime, policing, punishment, and security.

The Accidental Jurist: Thoughts on a life in the law

Presented by Senator Murray Sinclair

University of Toronto Law Journal - special issue on Indigenous Law, and focus feature on National Security Litigation

Thursday, August 9, 2018

The new issue of the University of Toronto Law Journal (Volume 68 Issue 3, summer 2018 ) is a special issue on Indigenous Law. The four articles in this special feature include Prof. Douglas Sanderson's "The residue of imperium: Property and sovereignty on Indigenous lands."

Letter from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Implementation Committee

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto is developing a comprehensive response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.  Recognizing that there is no single response to the Calls to Action, we are implementing a multifaceted approach.

Indigenous Initiatives Office's Amanda Carling writes "Pleading guilty when innocent: A truth for too many Indigenous people"

Friday, May 25, 2018

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Amanda Carling, manager of the Indigenous Initiatives Office, highlights the issue of innocent people – a disproportionate number of them First Nations, Inuit and Métis people – pleading guilty to crimes they did not commit ("Pleading guilty when innocent: A truth for too many Indigenous people," May 23, 2018).

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

Prof. Douglas Sanderson writes "A federal equalization program that includes First Nations" in Policy Options

Thursday, May 17, 2018

In a commentary in Policy Options, Prof. Douglas Sanderson says that in the future, Indigenous confederacies that exercise self-government and have taxation power could also be part of the larger equalization system ("A federal equalization program that includes First Nations," May 16, 2018).