January 28th: Campus status due to inclement weather

Monday, January 28, 2019

Weather update: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is closed, as of 4 pm; classes at University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) will be cancelled as of 5 pm but will that campus remains open; the Downtown Toronto campus (St. George) will remain open but U of T is monitoring for tonight and tomorrow.

Human Rights Panel: Technological Experiments in the Digital Age

Friday, January 18, 2019

(L) Farida Deif (moderator), Canada director at Human Rights Watch; Petra Molnar, technology and human rights researcher at the IHRP; Irene Poetranto, senior researcher at the Citizen Lab; and Cynthia Wong, internet and human rights researcher at Human Rights Watch.

 

Story and photos by Chelsey Legge, 4L JD/MPP

Top 10 news stories of 2018

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Top 10From outstanding students and remarkable events to alumni achievements and new faculty, here are the stories that made you click in 2018.

Faculty of Law alumni named to the Order of Canada

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
close up shot of order of canada medallion sitting on ribbon

Congratulations to two Faculty of Law alumni, among almost a dozen U of T alumni, who were appointed to the Order of Canada recently by Governor General Julie Payette, herself a U of T alumna and former astronaut.  

They were lauded for their work in law, climate science, journalism, music and public service, and more.

Prof. Michael Trebilcock writes "For developing countries looking for guidance, role models are sorely lacking"

Monday, January 7, 2019

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Michael Trebilcock writes about the difficulty of finding relevant role models for developing countries looking to improve the quality of their institutions ("For developing countries looking for guidance, role models are sorely lacking," January 1, 2019).

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


 

Prof. Mayo Moran writes "The Macron Report and how we right history’s wrongs"

Friday, December 21, 2018

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Mayo Moran looks at the role of museums in debates about the restitution of cultural objects seized during colonialism, and points to Canadian examples where such objects have been returned to First Nations ("The Macron Report and how we right history’s wrongs," December 21, 2018).

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


The Macron Report and how we right history’s wrongs

By Mayo Moran

December 21, 2018

Prof. Anita Anand writes "Doug Ford needs to step back and let Hydro One’s board do its job"

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Anita Anand assesses the negative impact of government intervention in the affairs of arm’s-length bodies that are not established to run as political entities, such as Hydro One ("Doug Ford needs to step back and let Hydro One’s board do its job," December 14, 2018).