Promise auction raises money for Indigenous causes

Friday, January 17, 2020
Promise auction volunteers
From left to right: Indigenous lawyer and U of T alumna Maggie Wente and U of T Law students Hannah Bourgeois, Maddy Stewart, Molly Campbell, Lilly Gates and Brian Huang pictured with Jay Bell Redbird’s artwork, "A Meeting Place for All Our Relations".

Black Future Lawyers: Alumna Marie Kiluu-Ngila shares her law journey with CBC's Dwight Drummond

Thursday, January 16, 2020

 CBC Toronto host Dwight Drummond with U of T Law alumna Marie Kiluu-Ngila

Marie Kiluu-Ngila (JD 2019) shares her journey in the legal profession and how the Black Future Lawyers program will benefit future lawyers.

Watch the interview at the 46:20 minute mark.

U of T Faculty of Law launches Black Future Lawyers program

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Joshua Lokko

Joshua Lokko, who is studying in the joint JD/MBA program at U of T, serves as the president of the national Black Law Students’ Association of Canada (photo and story by Nina Haikara)

Joshua Lokko knew from a very early age that he wanted to study the law.

“I liked to read – and my mom said I liked to argue,” he says.

Op-Ed by Professor Gillian Hadfied: Toronto can be a global leader in harnessing AI

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

In an op-ed published in the Toronto Star (Jan. 7), Professor Gillian Hadfied, director and chair of the Schwartz Reisman Institute in Technology and Society, discusses how Toronto institutions such as U of T and the Vector Institute are pioneering innovations in AI fairness.

The Hon. Daniel Hays (LLB 1965) named an Officer of the Order of Canada

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Order of Canada Medals

The Hon. Daniel Hays (LLB 1965) was made an Officer of the Order of Canada for his contributions to the province of Alberta and distinguished public service, including the Senate of Canada.

Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke share Indigenous knowledge and teachings with U of T Law students

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke with U of T Law staff and students

Amanda Carling, Elders Dan Smoke and Mary Lou Smoke, U of T Law students and members of the Indigenous Law Students’ Association (ILSA) Conlin Delbaere-Sawchuk and Leslie Anne St. Amour.

Alumna Gillian Hnatiw to be honoured by Toronto Lawyers Association

Monday, December 16, 2019

Greenspand and Hnatiw

University of Toronto alumni Brian H. Greenspan and Gillian Hnatiw (LLB 2002) will be honoured March 5 by the Toronto Lawyers Association. 

FT Innovative Lawyers North America Awards shortlists "Seeding New Career Paths in Law"

Friday, December 6, 2019

Baker McKenzie workshop held in collaboration with Professor Hadfield named the category of Innovation in Business of Law: Talent, Strategy & Changing Behaviors

The FT Innovative Lawyers North America Awards 2019 has shortlisted Baker McKenzie’s workshop "Seeding New Career Paths in Law" in the category of Innovation in Business of Law: Talent, Strategy & Changing Behaviors.

Symposium at U of T Law examining remedies for violations of human rights is focus of new issue of U of T Law Journal

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A new issue of the University of Toronto Law Journal focuses on examining remedies for violations of human rights (Vol. 69, No. supplement 1, November 2019).

Edited by Prof. Kent Roach, the issue brings together papers presented at a symposium examining remedies for violations of human rights held at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in September 2018.