Latest issue of Nexus magazine is out - featuring "The road to mental health"

Monday, April 24, 2017

The new issue of Nexus has just been published and should be arriving in alumni mailboxes soon.

In this issue: "The road to mental health," a look at the initiatives available to our law students; "Crystal-ball gazing in a Trump world," featuring 'micro’ op-eds by our scholars; "A talk with the treasurer," with alumnus and LSUC treasurer, Paul Schabas and close-ups with alumni Melinda Park, of BLG, and Frederick Kan, the first Chinese-Canadian graduate of the Faculty of Law. Plus, Reunion photos, Class Notes and more.

UN in Canada names alumnus Hon. Bill Graham 2017 Global Citizen Laureate

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Bill Graham

The United Nations Association in Canada has announced Faculty of Law alumnus and Trinity College chancellor Bill Graham is the 2017 Global Citizen Laureate.

SJD student Haim Abraham writes "Trump’s misguided logic for bombing Syria" in Toronto Star

Monday, April 10, 2017

In a commentary in the Toronto Star, SJD student and Vanier Scholar Haim Abraham analyzes President Trump's speech regarding the U. S. cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base in the context of International Law ("Trump’s misguided logic for bombing Syria," April 7, 2017).

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


Understanding reconciliation with the Blanket Exercise

Friday, April 7, 2017

By Peter Boisseau / Photography by Lucianna Ciccocioppo

On an early spring day, dozens of students, faculty and other members of the University of Toronto law school community who have gathered in Rowell Room in Flavelle House listen quietly as they are warned that what they are about to experience will not be easy.

How the new Internet-based model of selling human attention evolved: Columbia Law's Tim Wu, author, The Attention Merchants, gives 2017 Grafstein Lecture

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tim Wu

"I think the web has come close to hitting rock bottom..."

By Peter Boisseau

Like the snake oil salesmen of yesteryear, U.S. President Donald Trump has mastered the most “despicable” techniques of harvesting human attention, author Tim Wu told a University of Toronto law school audience at the 2017 Grafstein Lecture in Communications.

Law students describe experience of taking part in "U of T Women in House"

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella '70 talks with the U of T Women in House students
Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella '70 talks with the U of T Women in House students

2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Melissa Kennedy (LLB ’87) and Herb Solway (JD ’55), are the recipients of the

Prof. Anita Anand and Krupa Kotech '16 write "Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink"

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Prof. Anita Anand and recent JD grad Krupa Kotecha '16 have written a commentary in the Globe and Mail about the weak corporate response to the lack of women on boards ("Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink," March 22, 2017).

The conclude:

Moot results: Gale Cup and Jessup International Law Results

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As always, U of T Law is proud of the accomplishments of its talented student mooters, and its negotiation and arbitration competition teams. The results of the 2017 mooting events will be posted here as they are announced - check back for additional results in the future.

Prof. Simon Stern writes "How easy is it for police to search your texts? The Supreme Court is set to decide"

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In a commentary in the Ottawa Citizen, Prof. Simon Stern looks at the issues in an upcoming Supreme Court of Canada case that will decide to what extent police can search text messages on people's mobile phones ("How easy is it for police to search your texts? The Supreme Court is set to decide," March 21, 2017).

Read the full commentary on the Ottawa Citizen website, or below.