Prof. Anita Anand writes "The time is ripe for a review of securities law" in the Globe and Mail

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Anita Anand points out that what is supposed to be a regular 5-year review of securities legislation by an advisory commission, required in the Ontario’s Securities Act, is long overdue ("The time is ripe for a review of securities law," June 25, 2019).

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

Class of 2019 celebrates Convocation and alumnus SCC Justice Michael Moldaver is the honorary graduand

Monday, June 10, 2019

Photos: Dhoui Chang

They walked on the dais at Convocation Hall as graduates, and walked off as U of T’s newest alumni. About 200 law students celebrated the completion of their law degree June 7th, as the Class of 2019 enjoyed Convocation with their family, friends, and faculty and staff.

The Faculty of Law celebrated Convocation together with graduates from the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and the honorary graduand was alumnus The Hon. Justice Michael Moldaver.

Honorary degree recipient Justice Michael Moldaver urges grads to 'go forward with confidence'

Friday, June 7, 2019

Justice Michael Moldaver

(photo courtesy of Michael Moldaver)

By Rahul Kalvapalle

Each year, the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law recognizes outstanding academic achievement by law students – and it’s no coincidence two of those awards are named after Justice Michael Moldaver.

Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh writes "The 'double-dipping professor' in Doug Ford’s crosshairs is nothing but a myth"

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

In a commentary in the National Post, Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh takes aim at the provincial government's plan to block university faculty members who are receiving a pension from being paid a salary ("The 'double-dipping professor' in Doug Ford’s crosshairs is nothing but a myth," June 4, 2019).

Read the full commentary on the National Post website, or below.

What does 'the rule of law' mean? Law and philosophy scholar Prof. David Dyzenhaus featured on CBC Radio's 'Sunday Edition'

Monday, June 3, 2019
Prof. David Dyzenhaus

What does 'the rule of law' really mean? Faculty of Law University Professor David Dyzenhaus was featured in a 30-minute interview with Michael Enright on CBC Radio's "The Sunday Edition" on June 2, 2019. In the conversation, Dyzenhaus defines the rule of law and discusses the Huawei case in Canada, and President Trumps rule in the United States.

Alumnae Megan Savard and Erin Simpson named among 2019 Precedent Setters

Friday, May 31, 2019
2019 Precedent Setter cover image of a woman's portrait

Congratulations to U of T Law alumnae Megan Savard and Erin Simpson, named among the 2019 Precedent Setters for their advocacy work, by Precedent Magazine (founded by alumna Melissa Kluger).

In law and medicine, twins and soon-to-be U of T graduates advocate for Indigenous representation

Friday, May 24, 2019

As U of T's Patrick and Curtis Sobchak learned more about their family history, being Indigenous increasingly became an integral part of their identity (photo by Geoff Vendeville)

By Geoffrey Vendeville

Patrick Sobchak was one of the few Indigenous students in his law classes. So was his identical twin brother Curtis, who studied medicine. 

Dean Edward Iacobucci reappointed for a second term

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Dean Ed Iacobucci

Dean Ed Iacobucci has been reappointed to a second term as dean of the Faculty of Law, from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. The agenda committee of the academic board of Governing Council approved the appointment and Vice President and Provost Cheryl Regehr made the announcement today.

Alumnus Nicholas E. Devlin ('98) appointed a Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Alumnus Nicholas E. Devlin ('98) has been appointed a Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

Prof. Arthur Ripstein recognized with U of T's JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Professor Arthur Ripstein

University Professor of law and philosophy Arthur Ripstein is a recipient of the 2019 JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award, in recognition of his outstanding performance as a doctoral supervisor over 30 years. Two awards are offered at U of T annually, one in the humanities and social sciences and the other in physical and life sciences.