After fleeing the Taliban, Afghanistan’s former ombudsperson Ghizal Haress finds a new home at U of T

Thursday, December 1, 2022
Ghizaal Haress
Ghizal Haress, a visiting scholar at U of T, served as Afghanistan’s first presidential ombudsperson but was forced to flee the country last year following the Taliban's takeover of Kabul (photo by Johnny Gua

Professor Ariel Katz receives CARL Award of Merit

Friday, November 25, 2022

Photo of Professor Katz by Dewey Chang Photography

Associate Professor Ariel Katz has been honoured by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) with the Award of Merit.

Opinion co-authored by David Schneiderman: The CSIS Act threshold on 'threat to the security of Canada' must be met

Thursday, November 24, 2022

In an opinion published in The Globe & Mail on Nov. 23, Faculty of Law alumna Leah West (SJD 2020), an assistant professor at the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University and U of T Law Professor David Schneiderman write about the Rouleau Commission: 

New approaches to First Nations' law-making: Professor Douglas Sanderson for Policy Options

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

In an essay adapted from the concluding chapter of Valley of the Birdtail: An Indian Reserve, a White Town and the Road to Reconciliation (HarperCollins Canada, 2022), co-authors Professor Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii) and Faculty of Law alumnus Andrew Stobo Sniderman (JD 2014), draw on the stories and lessons of the book. They write: 

Faculty, alumni among U of T changemakers named to Influentials 2022 list

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Ron DeibertNotisha Massaquoi and Brigitte Shim are among the University of Toronto luminaries who have made Toronto Life's annual list of local changemakers.

The Influentials 2022 ranking spotlights 50 people in Toronto whose bravery, smarts and clout are making waves across the globe.

Who owns your face? Scholars at U of T's Schwartz Reisman Institute explore tech's thorniest questions

Thursday, November 3, 2022

There are no easy answers when it comes to protecting people’s rights in the digital domain.

Take, for example, your face. Clearly, it belongs to you. But that’s not necessarily the case when you use it to unlock your smartphone or post an image of it on social media – in both instances your likeness is transformed by a third party into a stream of data.

Linda Munk scholarship winner Roshana Ghaedi (JD/MA) finds inspiration at the intersection of law and literature

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Rose Ghaedi

When Rose Ghaedi learned she was selected to receive the second annual Professor Linda Munk Graduate Futures Scholarship, she thought they might have the wrong person.

“I was very shocked,” she recalls, adding that the scholarship had an immediate impact in her life.