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: 

U of T’s Black graduates celebrated at virtual Black Grad event: #UofTGrad21 Rebecca Barclay Nguinambaye

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

U of T Black Graduation

More than 60 Black grads were celebrated at this year’s student-run Black Graduation event, which was held virtually due to the pandemic (photo courtesy of Cindy Njoki Kamau)

Wearing a stole that read “Black Grad Class of 2021” around his neck, Stephane Martin Demers took a deep breath and put his fingers to the piano keys.

Trustworthy use of AI by governments starts with acknowledging unknowns: Op-Ed co-authored by Professor Gillian Hadfield

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

In an op-ed published in the Toronto Star, June 25, the president and CEO of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Garth Gibson, Professor of Law and Strategic Management, Gillian Hadfield, director at the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society at U of T, and Ron Bodkin, VP of AI engineering and CIO at the Vector Institute, write that oversight of government use of AI

Doctoral student Florence Ashley receives U of T's Peter Singer Award in Bioethics

Thursday, June 24, 2021

SJD student Florence Ashley

Florence Ashley is a SJD student in the Faculty of Law and Joint Centre for Bioethics (photo Dewey Chang Photography)