Valley of the Birdtail: A roadmap to reconciliation gifted to law students with donor support

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Valley of the birdtail authors and U of T Law students and faculty

Attendees received a complimentary copy of Valley of the Birdtail during the author talk held on March 15 in the Michael J. Trebilcock solarium, Falconer Hall. The session was moderated by Promise Holmes Skinner (JD 2013).

Professor John Borrows, Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law, wins the 2023 Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research

Friday, March 10, 2023

Professor John Borrows

John Borrows, Professor and Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law (photo Alice Xue Photography)

John Borrows, one of the world’s leading scholars of Indigenous law, has been awarded the 2023 Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research from the Broadbent Institute.

U of T Law event, March 2 & 3, delves into climate change from a legal and policy perspective

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Man in a suit holding a green leaf

How is climate change affecting the law, and the role of law in society?

On March 2 & 3, the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, aims to broaden legal and policy discussions and explore how climate change is impacting law, and the legal profession at Law in a Changing World: The Climate Crisis.

Valley of the Birdtail: CBC Radio interview with Professor Douglas Sanderson

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Valley of the Birdtail bookcover (HarperCollins)

The Waywayseecappo Indian reserve was created on the West side of the Birdtail river in western Manitoba in 1877. Two years later, on the other side of the river, white settlers established a town named Rossburn.

“A gripping story about terrible wrongs”: U of T Law grad and prof draw lessons for Canada in new book

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii)

In Valley of the Birdtail, alumnus Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Associate Professor Douglas Sanderson tell the story of two communities in Manitoba “divided by a valley, a river and 150 years of racism” (photos by Natasha Launi and Dewey Chang)

U of T Law Dean’s Strategic Fund supports scholars from Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Indigenous-led community work

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

When the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and its donors rally together, we can achieve amazing things — like the critical projects supported by the Dean’s Strategic Fund in 2022/2023.

The fund allows the Dean to address the most urgent needs of the law school as well as invest in rapidly emerging opportunities.

U of T Law welcomes three new faculty members

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Faculty is pleased to welcome three accomplished faculty members joining U of T Law, effective July 1, 2022: 

Assistant Professor Abdi Aidid

Prof Abdi Aidid