2018 Moot Results: runners-up and all three oralist prizes in Winkler Moot

Monday, March 19, 2018

As always, U of T Law is proud of the accomplishments of its talented student mooters, and its negotiation and arbitration competition teams. Read on for the results of the 2018 moots and negotiation and arbitration competitions (this page will be updated as the results come in).

Special issue of U of T Law Journal on "Artificial Intelligence, Technology, and the Law"

Thursday, March 15, 2018

A special issue of the University of Toronto Law Journal has just been published, focusing on "Artificial Intelligence, Technology, and the Law" (Vol. 68, No. supplement 1, January 2018).

The contributions to this special issue of the UTLJ are based on articles originally presented at the conference "Artificial Intelligence, Technology, and the Law" hosted by the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy on March 25, 2017.

Congratulations to the 2018 Cressy Student Leadership Award Recipients

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Faculty of Law extends warm congratulations to the following graduating students who have been selected as University of Toronto Cressy Student Leadership Award recipients:

The many perspectives on the #MeToo movement: panel discussion on International Women's Day

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photos by Wasila Baset and Lucianna Ciccocioppo


Profs. Anita Anand and Adriana Robertson write "Has the time come for greater oversight of market indexes?" in Globe and Mail

Monday, March 12, 2018

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Profs. Anita Anand and Adriana Robertson point out how influential market indexes are lacking in transparency ("Has the time come for greater oversight of market indexes?", March 10, 2018).

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

Leadership By Design event for African-Caribbean youth visits the Faculty of Law

Friday, March 9, 2018

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photos by Francine Buchner and Jerome Poon-Ting

About 60 high school students attended a Leadership by Design event, together with their parents, at the Faculty of Law, March 3rd, to hear inspirational talks from law alumni and current law students from the Black Law Students Association.

From north, south, east and west: New admits attend Welcome Day 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo 

A busy, energetic schedule greeted 145 new admits plus their guests to the Faculty of Law this Welcome Day, Feb. 23, 2018, as faculty, alumni and current students presented the very best of what the law school offers in the spectacular new Jackman Law Building.

Guests came from almost every province across Canada, except for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island, and many were from the US: Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina.

Prof. Lisa Austin recognized with inaugural U of T President's Impact Award

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photo by Jeff Kirk

The Faculty of Law’s Professor Lisa Austin, LLM 1998, is among the first group of scholars to be recognized with the newly announced and prominent University of Toronto President’s Impact Award. She's one of seven recipients for 2018.

Judicial appointment to the Federal Court, alumnus John Norris, LLB 1991

Monday, February 26, 2018

Alumnus John Norris, LLB 1991, has been appointed a justice to the Federal Court of Canada. A sole practitioner based in Toronto, he fills a new position created under An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and the Federal Courts Act (S.C. 2010, c. 8).