Privacy, required COVID-19 vaccines highlighted at employment law webinar hosted by U of T Law: The Lawyer's Daily

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

On June 8, 2021,  Jennifer Fehr, supervising lawyer for employment law at Downtown Legal Services (DLS), the community legal clinic and clinical education program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and alumna Rita De Fazio (JD 2019), a staff lawyer at 

Professor Yasmin Dawood renewed as Canada Research Chair

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Yasmin Dawood

Faculty of Law and Department of Political Science Associate Professor Yasmin Dawood has been renewed as Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Democracy, Constitutionalism, and Electoral Law (Tier 2).

Step by step: BLG articling students' walkathon raises bursary funds for U of T outreach program LAWS

Monday, June 7, 2021

BLG x LAWS walkathon selfies

BLG articling students take selfies during the April 23, 2021 walkathon that raised two $1,500 bursaries for LAWS graduates (photo courtesy of BLG).

Students' Law Society (SLS) Community Awards 2021

Monday, June 7, 2021

The recipients of this year's Students' Law Society (SLS) Community Awards are:


First-Year Community Builder Award

Recognizing up to two 1L students who have made significant efforts to bring their peers together and build a supportive community at the law school.

Doctoral candidate Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre named Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


Fifteen leading doctoral researchers from across Canada and around the world, including Faculty of Law doctoral candidate Étienne Cossette-Lefebvre, have been selected for the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s leadership program as 2021 Scholars.

Doctoral graduate Ido Katri awarded Governor General's Gold Medal for academic excellence

Monday, May 31, 2021

Former U of T graduate students Ido Katri (Faculty of Law)Kieran Quinn (Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation), and Mingyang Wei (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) have been awarded the prestigious Governor General’s Gold Medal for academic excellence. The medal, awarded each year to three students determined to have the highest academic standing, is one of the highest honours reserved for graduate students in Canada.