Guy Jacques Pratte (LLB 1982) named a Member of the Order of Canada

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

More than a dozen University of Toronto researchers, professors, alumni and supporters have been recognized with an Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honour.

Acclaimed scholar John Borrows named The Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

John BorrowsIn January, Professor John Borrows will begin teaching a new course to all first-year U of T Law students that addresses the intersection of Indigenous Peoples’ laws with Canada's laws (photo by David Ball)

Christopher Campbell-Duruflé (SJD 2021) joins faculty at Lincoln Alexander School of Law

Monday, June 27, 2022

U of T Law doctoral graduate Christopher Campbell-Duruflé

Congratulations to doctoral graduate Christopher Campbell-Duruflé (SJD 2021) who has been appointed an assistant professor at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law, Toronto Metropolitan University.

Turning human rights upside down with advance request for MAID: Professor Trudo Lemmens

Thursday, June 23, 2022

In an article for Impact Ethics, Faculty of Law Professor Trudo Lemmens, Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy, argues that proposals to expand advance requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID) ignore the Supreme Court’s restraint reflected in the Carter decision and reverse constitutional and human rights norms.

Acknowledging Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21st: Indigenous Initiatives Office

Friday, June 17, 2022

AaniinBoohzooKweTânsi! Hello students, staff, and faculty! 

As many of you may know, June 21st is Indigenous Peoples Day! It’s a special occasion to learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations (status & non-status), Inuit and Métis peoples

What Happy the Elephant’s Legal Case Tells Us About the Future of Animal Rights: Professor Angela Fernandez

Friday, June 17, 2022

In article for Slate magazine, published June 17, Justin Marceau, a law professor at the University of Denver, and U of T Law Professor Angela Fernandez, explain an important case for the future of animal rights law:

#UofTGrad22: U of T Law congratulates LLM and SJD graduates

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Convocation: You did it! We're so proud of you!

Today, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law celebrated its Class of 2022 at its first in-person ceremony in two years! 

In addition to the 208 JDs who crossed the stage at Convocation Hall, five graduates of the Master of Laws (LLM) and Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) were conferred their degrees at today's spring ceremony. 

‘Learn to embrace discomfort’ – U of T Law valedictorian Ema Ibrakovic gained confidence through mooting

Monday, June 13, 2022

Ema Ibrakovic

Mooting offers students opportunities to practice and improve oral advocacy skills in a simulated appellate court or arbitration, for course credit. For JD graduate Ema Ibrakovic, her early introduction to mooting is the reason why she chose to pursue a legal education at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law. 

JD Class of 2022 Convocation Awards: Congratulations to all our graduates

Monday, June 13, 2022

Convocation: You did it! We're so proud of you!

Today, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law celebrated its Class of 2022 at its first in-person ceremony and reception in two years!

Congratulations to our JD, LLM and SJD graduates!

The following Convocation Awards for graduating JD students were announced today at the JD program reception: