Quebec's clinical triage protocol opens door to discrimination: Professor Trudo Lemmens for Policy Options

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The province must clearly commit to upholding its ethical and legal obligations to people living with a disability when ventilators are in shortage

Law Professor Trudo Lemmens, Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy and a professor with the University of Toronto's Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Joint Centre for Bioethics writes for Policy Options:

In Memoriam: The Honourable Robert A.F. Sutherland (1929-2020)

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Robert Sutherland

The Faculty of Law is saddened to hear of the passing of The Honourable Robert A.F. Sutherland (BA 1950, LLB 1954), Q.C., who died of of post COVID-19 complications in Toronto at the age of 90.

Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella (LLB 1970) receives national honour from Germany

Monday, June 22, 2020

Justice Abella

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella on stage at the Jackman Law Building, October 2019 (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn / U of T)

Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella (LLB 1970), a champion of human rights and social justice, has been honoured with Germany’s Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit (with badge and star).

Doctoral Candidate Jérémy Boulanger-Bonnelly awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Friday, June 19, 2020

Jérémy Boulanger Bonnelly

Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

RCMP can't continue front-line policing without protecting communities: Op-Ed by Professor Kent Roach

Thursday, June 18, 2020

In an op-ed for the Globe and Mail, published June 17, Professor Kent Roach, Prichard Wilson Chair in Law and Public Policy and and co-author Ian Scott, the former director of Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit and author of Issues in Civilian Oversight of Policing in Canada, write on why there must be standards for the oversight of force and reforms to its governance and complaints process.

Professor Douglas Sanderson for the GB Geo-Blog: The Indigenous Perspective on our Global Ecosystem

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

For the Geo-Blog with Global Brief, an international affairs magazine, Faculty of Law Professor Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii) writes:

Lawyer for the strongman: University Professor David Dyzenhaus for Aeon magazine

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Demagogues do not rise on popular feeling alone but on the constitutional ideas of Weimar and Nazi legal theorist Carl Schmitt

University Professor of Law and Philosophy David Dyzenhaus and the Albert Abel Chair of Law, writes for digital magazine Aeon.

He writes:

Professor Sophia Moreau's "Faces of Inequality" book forum published in the Centre for Ethics (C4E) online journal

Monday, June 15, 2020
In November 2019, Professor of Law and Philosophy, Sophia Moreau, participated in an international and interdisciplinary book forum (Author Meets Critics) organized by the University of Toronto's Centre for Ethics, in response to Moreau's book, Faces of Inequality: A Theory of Wrongful Discrimination (