Thursday, July 10, 2014

Research on the education of Canada's law professors reveals that the University of Toronto's graduate school is the leading institution from which Canadian law professors earned their highest graduate degree. The research was conducted by University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese, who published his preliminary results in a blog post, Thinking about Teaching Law in a Cdn Law School (Common Law): Read This.

U of T leads both domestic and foreign schools (such as Harvard and Oxford) with 12.8% of highest degrees. When it comes to recent hires (Assistant Professors), U of T has increased its presence to 13.7%, and is tied with Osgoode law school in this younger category.