Privacy study sheds light on why we grant or deny app requests: Professor Lisa Austin

Friday, July 30, 2021

Lisa Austin and David Lie

Professors Lisa Austin (Faculty of Law) and David Lie (ECE), both research leads at the Schwartz Reisman Institute, are among a team of researchers and legal experts studying the privacy implications and the technology behind contact tracing apps. (Photo: Jessica MacInnis / photographed together before COVID-19)

by Matthew Tierney

David Dyzenhaus named Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

Tuesday, July 27, 2021


University Professor of law and philosophy, David Dyzenhaus, has been named a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, the highest honour the Academy confers on non-UK residents in recognition of scholarly distinction in the humanities and social sciences.

If governments want to combat Islamophobia, they will need to take a hard look in the mirror: Op-Ed co-authored by Professor Anver Emon

Thursday, July 22, 2021

In an op-ed published in the Globe and Mail, July 20, Faculty of Law Professor Anver Emon, Canada Research Chair in Islamic Law and History and the director of U of T's Institute of Islamic Studies and Nadia Hasan is the chief operating officer of the National Council of Canadian Muslims, address the federal government's national summit on Islamophobia, July 22, writing that

With international pressure mounting on the Colombian government, Canada stands at a crossroads: Op-Ed co-authored by SJD Christopher Campbell-Duruflé

Friday, July 16, 2021

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Faculty of Law doctoral candidate (SJD), Christopher Campbell-Duruflé, and Leila Celis a Professor of Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), write how international pressure is mounting on the Colombian government. They identify three priority avenues for Canada to take action against human rights abuses: 

ER physician draws on U of T Faculty of Law program to negotiate legal implications of health technology

Friday, July 9, 2021
Andrew Cameron was completing his emergency medicine residency with the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine when he decided to enrol in the Faculty of Law’s intensive, 11-month global professional master of law program (GPLLM).

U of T Law's Class of 2021 honours Professor Martha Shaffer with Mewett Teaching Award

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Martha Shaffer

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law Class of 2021 selected Professor Martha Shaffer as the Mewett Teaching Award recipient, presented annually to a faculty member for excellence in teaching.

Angela Fernandez and Bryce Edwards receive TRC Teaching Awards from Students' Law Society and Indigenous Law Students' Association

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Angela Fernandez and Bryce Edwards

Angela Fernandez and Bryce Edwards are the 2021 recipients of the TRC Teaching Award from the Students’ Law Society and the Indigenous Law Students’ Association.

Mahmud Jamal’s nomination to Canada’s Supreme Court: Op-Ed by doctoral candidate Hassan M. Ahmad

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

In an op-ed published in the Globe and Mail, July 2, University of Toronto Faculty of Law doctoral candidate (SJD) Hassan M. Ahmad, an assistant professor with the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, writes how Mahmud Jamal’s nomination to Canada’s Supreme Court scores a win against the name barrier. He writes: