Debwewin Summer Internship Program Info Session

In his 2013 report on First Nation Representation on Ontario Juries, Justice Frank Iacobucci made the following recommendation:

Recommendation 6(d):

After obtaining the input of the Implementation Committee, the Ministry of the Attorney General provide broader and more comprehensive justice education programs for First Nations individuals, including...

Special issue of U of T Law Journal on Prof. Patrick Macklem's "The Sovereignty of Human Rights"

Monday, November 6, 2017

The new issue of the The University of Toronto Law Journal presents a collection of papers that were first given at a symposium on Prof. Patrick Macklem’s book, The Sovereignty of Human Rights. The symposium includes a response by the author to the revised papers and is introduced by Prof. Karen Knop, who sets Macklem’s book and the different papers in the context of his work as a whole.

A student writes: Indigenous Law in Context at Neyaashiinigmiing Cape Croker Reserve

Friday, October 13, 2017

By Meena Sundararaj, 2L / Photos by Amanda Carling, manager, Indigenous Initiatives Office

This September, about 30 staff and students from U of T Law went to Neyaashiinigmiing Cape Croker Reserve and learned from experts on Anishinaabe law. This was the second year of our school’s Indigenous Law in Context program.

Indigenous Initiatives Office Speaker Series - Jason Madden & Karen Drake: A Framework for Reconciliation with the Métis

Jason Madden, Partner at Pape Salter Teillet, and Osgoode Hall Law Professor Karen Drake will present their forthcoming paper, The Trifecta of Métis Law: A Framework for Reconciliation with the Métis

Alumni Maggie Wente and Bryce Edwards recognized with U of T Arbor Awards, the highest award for volunteers

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Faculty of Law congratulates alumni Maggie Wente and Bryce Edwards on their receipt of University of Toronto Arbor Awards! These awards are the highest honours to recognize the university’s most dedicated volunteers.

'A Meeting Place for All Our Relations': Something worth celebrating!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The artwork of Jay Bell Redbird, artist and member of the Wikwemikong First Nation, was unveiled to respect the Indigenous land upon which the Faculty of Law is located, and to anchor and promote a prominent meeting place for everyone in the Jackman Law Building 

By Amanda Carling, JD 2012 / Photos by Adam Pulicicchio

Unveiling of painting by by renowned Woodlands artist Jay Bell Redbird

A Meeting Place for All Our Relations: Time & Law’s New Home on Old Land

The Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto is fortunate to receive a painting by renowned Woodlands Artist Jay Bell Redbird. This painting will hang in the new Jackman Law Building in recognition of the land the building occupies and the fact Tkaronto was, and continues to be, a place where Indigenous people from across Turtle Island come to connect, grow, share ideas and give back to our communities.