U of T Law alumna Linda Plumpton (LLB 1994) named to Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Linda Plumpton (LLB 1994), Partner and Chair of Torys' Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, was named to Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards in the category of Intact Professional, recognizing women who are professionals in practice and play a leadership role within their organizations.

The Top 100 Awards are presented by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).

Her citation reads:

Celebrating U of T Law doctoral defenses in 2020

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce and congratulate our outstanding doctoral candidates who successfully defended their SJD thesis in 2020:

Leah West
"Protecting Rights in the Digital Age: The Application of the Charter in Cyberspace"

Megan Ross
"Morality Police: Sexuality Governance at the League of Nations"

Yin-Yuan Chen
"The Law, Policy and Ethics of Migrants' Health Care Entitlement"

Haim Eschel
"The Tortious Liability of States for Combatant Activities"

Students' Law Society (SLS) and the Indigenous Initiatives Office (IIO) launch 2021 Reconciliation Resolution Challenge

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

In years past, the Reconciliation Resolution Challenge has been personal. Students, staff and faculty set their own goal to do a number of things in each calendar year to learn more about the truth that is necessary for reconciliation.

This year's Challenge aims to bring the community together – with a shared goal, and a little friendly competition.

'I feel hope': A devastating diagnosis prompted U of T Law alumna Natalie Jenner to pick up the pen

Friday, January 8, 2021

Natalie Jenner

Five years ago, University of Toronto alumna Natalie Jenner (LLB 1993) decided to pursue a passion project: a bookstore in Oakville, Ont. But shortly after opening, her husband was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive and terminal condition impacting the lungs.

Alumnus John Borrows (LLB 1990, LLM 1991) named an Officer of the Order of Canada

Monday, January 4, 2021

A total of 61 appointments and promotions to the Order of Canada were announced Dec. 30 by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette.

Professor Anthony Niblett renewed as Canada Research Chair

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Government of Canada makes largest investment in Canada Research Chairs Program and celebrates 20th anniversary

Anthony Niblett

Faculty of Law Associate Professor Anthony Niblett has been renewed as Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Law, Economics & Innovation (teir two).

Professor Mayo Moran elected as Member of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Faculty of Law Professor Mayo Moran has been elected a Member of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, effective 11 Dec.

Professor Mayo Moran was appointed as the 15th Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College on July 1, 2014, and was reappointed for a second term beginning July 1, 2019. Prior to this, Professor Moran served as the Dean of the Faculty of Law at from 2006 until 2014. Read her full bio at the Foundation's website.

Faculty of Law Year in Review 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Year in Review

Dean's year end message to U of T Law Community

As you look to celebrate the holiday season a bit differently this year, I wish to take this opportunity to share with you my annual look-back at another notable year at U of T Law. This is also an especially appropriate time for me to reflect on the recent past, as my time as Dean comes to a close at the end of this month.

Dean's 1L and 2L Leadership Awards 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Deans Leadership Award recognizes the outstanding co- and extra-curricular leadership of our 1L and 2L students at the law school. The Awards value both traditional and non-traditional forms of leadership, including:

U of T launches working group, led by University Professor Arthur Ripstein, to combat anti-Semitism on campus

Friday, December 4, 2020

The University of Toronto has launched an Anti-Semitism Working Group to examine and address anti-Semitism on campus – and to ensure the university is an inclusive and welcoming place for Jewish members of its community.