Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh writes "The 'double-dipping professor' in Doug Ford’s crosshairs is nothing but a myth"

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

In a commentary in the National Post, Prof. Jeffrey MacIntosh takes aim at the provincial government's plan to block university faculty members who are receiving a pension from being paid a salary ("The 'double-dipping professor' in Doug Ford’s crosshairs is nothing but a myth," June 4, 2019).

Read the full commentary on the National Post website, or below.

What does 'the rule of law' mean? Law and philosophy scholar Prof. David Dyzenhaus featured on CBC Radio's 'Sunday Edition'

Monday, June 3, 2019
Prof. David Dyzenhaus

What does 'the rule of law' really mean? Faculty of Law University Professor David Dyzenhaus was featured in a 30-minute interview with Michael Enright on CBC Radio's "The Sunday Edition" on June 2, 2019. In the conversation, Dyzenhaus defines the rule of law and discusses the Huawei case in Canada, and President Trumps rule in the United States.

Dean Edward Iacobucci reappointed for a second term

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Dean Ed Iacobucci

Dean Ed Iacobucci has been reappointed to a second term as dean of the Faculty of Law, from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. The agenda committee of the academic board of Governing Council approved the appointment and Vice President and Provost Cheryl Regehr made the announcement today.

Prof. Arthur Ripstein recognized with U of T's JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Professor Arthur Ripstein

University Professor of law and philosophy Arthur Ripstein is a recipient of the 2019 JJ Berry Smith Doctoral Supervision Award, in recognition of his outstanding performance as a doctoral supervisor over 30 years. Two awards are offered at U of T annually, one in the humanities and social sciences and the other in physical and life sciences.

Prof. Arthur Ripstein delivers Tanner Lecture at UC Berkeley on "Rules for Wrongdoers"

Monday, May 6, 2019

In early April 2019, Prof. Arthur Ripstein delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at UC Berkeley. Prof. Ripstein delivered two lectures, "Rules for Wrongdoers" and "Combatants and Civilians," followed by a seminar and discussion with three of the world's leading thinkers on these issues (Christopher Kutz, Berkeley; Oona A. Hathaway, Yale; and Jeff McMahan, Oxford).

Prof. Trebilcock and SJD candidate Kanksha Mahadevia Ghimire co-author report on alternative medicines, argue need for risk-based regulation

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

University Professor Michael Trebilcock and SJD candidate Kanksha Mahadevia Ghimire authored a report on alternative medicines and called for risk-based regulation on certain popular forms of alternative medicine, especially when their use could be life-threatening to patients.

Law of Leadership concentration launched for U of T Law’s Global Professional Master of Laws program

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

"Privacy, human rights, employment, and dispute resolution are among the many issues leaders grapple with on a daily basis, and it’s becoming increasingly necessary to understand how to manage them from a legal perspective."

By Karen Gross

Prof. Anita Anand writes "What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?" in the Globe and Mail

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Anita Anand digs into what the commonly expressed concept of reducing the regulatory burden really means for securities regulation ("What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?", March 26, 2019).

Read the full commentary on the Globe and Mail website, or below.


What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?

By Anita Anand

March 26, 2019

Prof. Audrey Macklin receives UTAA's Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize

Monday, March 18, 2019
Portrait of Audrey Macklin

The University of Toronto Alumni Association’s 2019 Awards of Excellence have been announced, and among them, Professor Audrey Macklin, LLB 1987, Chair in Human Rights Law, has received the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize.

U of T Law Journal publishes special issue on "Same-Sex Marriage and the Law"

Friday, March 15, 2019

The latest issue of the University of Toronto Law Journal is a special issue on "Same-Sex Marriage and the Law." The issue includes three articles on the subject, including one by Prof. Brenda Cossman, "Same-Sex Marriage Beyond Charter Dialogue: Charter Cases and Contestation Within Government."