Profs. Anita Anand and Andrew Green, and JD student Matthew Alexander, write "Are no-contest settlements in the public interest?"

Thursday, July 20, 2017

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Professors Anita Anand and Andrew Green, and JD student Matthew Alexander, express concern about the Ontario Securities Commission’s recent no-contest settlements and explain why they could be a cause for concern ("Are no-contest settlements in the public interest?", July 19, 2017).

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


Are no-contest settlements in the public interest?

By Anita Anand, Andrew Green and Matthew Alexander

July 19, 2017

Second annual Dean's Leadership Awards announced for law students

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dean Ed Iacobucci is delighted to announce the second annual Dean’s Leadership Award recipients for the 2016 – 17 academic year. They are:

SJD student Matthew Marinett writes "Canada must remove copyright-related impediments to innovation"

Friday, July 14, 2017

In a commentary in Policy Options magazine, SJD student Matthew Marinett analyzes some of the key issues Canada faces in reviewing its Copyright Act in the face of recent technological developments ("If Canada is to become an major centre of high-tech business and AI development, it must remove the copyright-related impediments to innovation," July 5, 2017).

Read the full commentary on the Policy Options website, or below.

Prof. Trudo Lemmens co-authors "Time for full transparency on pharmaceutical money"

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In a commentary in the Toronto Star, Prof. Trudo Lemmens and journalist and former U.S. Senate staffer Paul D. Thacker argue that Ontario and Canada needs to establish new rules to ensure payments by pharmaceutical companies not only to physicians and but also to all health-care providers, academic institutions, medical researchers, patient groups, PR agencies, professional societies, and media outlets ("Time for full transparency on pharmaceutical money," July 7, 2017).

Read the full commentary on the Toronto Star website, or below.

Prof. Audrey Macklin writes "Ottawa failed Omar Khadr: That’s why he deserves compensation"

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Audrey Macklin analyzes the facts of the Omar Khadr case in light of the federal government's settlement with him ("Ottawa failed Omar Khadr: That’s why he deserves compensation," July 5, 2017).

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

Graduate student Kevin Vuong named a Queen's Young Leader for working to reduce unemployment

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

By Geoffrey Vendeville

It wasn’t until he was inside Buckingham Palace and meeting members of the Royal Family that reality set in for U of T’s Kevin Vuonghe was about to shake hands with the Queen.

“I rehearsed the bow in my head 100 times while I was waiting,” he said.

SJD candidates Daniel Del Gobbo and Sarah Mason-Case awarded prominent 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarships

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Daniel Del Gobbo and Sarah Mason-Case

Two SJD candidates at the Faculty of Law are among the 15 awardees of the prominent 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarships, considered among the most prestigious graduate prizes in the country for social sciences and humanities research, and given to exceptional doctoral students in Canada.

Welcome to new faculty, Professors Adriana Robertson and Margaret Jane Radin

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
professor adriana robertson

The Faculty of Law welcomes two new scholars to its ranks: Professor Adriana Robertson and Professor Margaret Jane Radin.

'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