Sophia Moreau receives the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Professor Sophia Moreau

For their global reputation as a leading scholar of anti-discrimination law, Sophia Moreau, a professor in the Faculty of Law and the department of philosophy in the Faculty of Arts & Science, has received the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize (Influential Leader).

Professor John Borrows, Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law, wins the 2023 Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research

Friday, March 10, 2023

Professor John Borrows

John Borrows, Professor and Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law (photo Alice Xue Photography)

John Borrows, one of the world’s leading scholars of Indigenous law, has been awarded the 2023 Charles Taylor Prize for Excellence in Policy Research from the Broadbent Institute.

Environmental Law, Standing, and the History of the Sierra Club v. Morton: Professor Angela Fernandez

Friday, March 3, 2023

Professor Angela Fernandez, "Environmental Law, Standing, and the History of Sierra Club v. Morton", for JOTWELL (March 2, 2023), a review of  Daniel P. Selmi's Dawn at Mineral King Valley: The Sierra Club, the Disney Company, and the Rise of Environmental Law (2022):

The Rise of the Robotic Tax Analyst: Professor Ben Alarie

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Alarie, Benjamin, The Rise of the Robotic Tax Analyst (January 2, 2023). Tax Notes Federal, January 2, 2023, p. 57, Available at SSRN:

Meet Krystal-Anne Roussel, Research Associate in Animal Law

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Krystal-Anne Roussel

The University of Toronto's Faculty of Law is pleased to welcome Krystal-Anne Roussel as the newly appointed Research Associate in Animal Law.

Year in Review: Honours & Awards 2022

Thursday, December 15, 2022


U of T Law is home to some of the world's top legal scholars, students, alumni and staff. We congratulate them on their award-winning accomplishments!

CBC Books: Best Canadian nonfiction of 2022 lists "Valley of the Birdtail"

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The Waywayseecappo Indian reserve was created on the West side of the Birdtail river in western Manitoba in 1877. Two years later, on the other side of the river, white settlers established a town named Rossburn.

The story of these two communities is captured in Valley of the Birdtail: An Indian Reserve, a White Town, and the Road to Reconciliation (HarperCollins 2022). 

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

Wednesday, November 30, 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