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The Fall/Winter 2017 issue of Nexus features "Not your old school law school"—experimenting with new ways of teaching is fueling innovative courses and creative delivery, beyond books and lectures

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Prof. Benjamin Alarie

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Excerpts from the latest news from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law




Not binding, but it should be

By Jaime Weinman, JD 2004

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was the focus of alumnus John Borrows’ keynote at the Asper Centre's Constitutional Law Symposium

Prof. Michael Trebilcock

"Taking the facts seriously": A Conversation with Professor Michael Trebilcock

By Andrew Stobo Sniderman, JD 2014 / Photography by Salathiel Wesser

Prof. Trebilcock discusses the rise of “pulling up drawbridges”—and why he advocates Option “C”, plurilateralism, in international trade

IHRP 30th anniversary celebration photo

Straight from @UTLaw: 30 Years of Human Rights Impact

 By Amelia Fung, 2L / Photos by Jorge Martinez

“Impact” was the theme of an evening last fall to celebrate 30 years of the International Human Rights Program at the Faculty of Law

Inaugural holder of the Kimber Chair, Prof. Anita Anand

Looking forward, and giving back

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photo by Mark Blinch

Alumnus Hal Jackman supports research and financial aid once again

Class profile graphic

Take a look at who our 1Ls are 

By Peter Boisseau

A survey of new students is busting some old myths about who goes to law school at the University of Toronto

 Norman (JD 1972) and Gay Loveland, (BA 1965 Trinity, BEd 1972, MEd 1972) with alumna Amanda Carlin

A million thank yous

Here’s why these alumni believe in Dean Edward Iacobucci’s key priorities: the importance of the law student experience—and a vigorous financial aid program

Illustration of classroom

Not your old school law school

By Karen Gross / Illustration by Kotryna Zukauskaite

Experimenting with new ways of teaching is fueling innovative courses and creative delivery—beyond books and lectures. Here’s what four professors are working on

149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America (So You Can Ignore the Others)

Pressed for time? Check out "149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America (So You Can Ignore the Others)" by alumnus Stephen Grant

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo

What’s a busy partner at one of Toronto’s top family law firms doing writing an art book?

Nota Bene


Bora Laskin Law Library

A home of its own

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photography by Gordon Hawkins

The Bora Laskin Law Library was a success story in memory of a founding figure of the law school



Law and Finance illustration

What is Law and Finance?

By Adriana Z. Robertson, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law / Illustration by Daria Kirpach

Q & A


Anne Ristic, LLB 1986

 Q & A with Anne Ristic, LLB 1986

Co-Managing Partner of Stikeman's Toronto office, corporate lawyer, law firm talent management pioneer—and lily pad enthusiast

Final Submissions


John T. Johnson

Three generations of law at U of T

Michael Johnson, LLB 1978