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

Opinion by Professor Audrey Macklin: Why the Safe Third Country Agreement does not live up to its name

Thursday, October 6, 2022

In an op-ed published by the Vancouver Sun on Oct 5, Professor Audrey Macklin, Rebecca Cook Chair in Human Rights Law, and Efrat Arbel, an associate professor at UBC's Peter A. Allard School of Law, write that getting rid of the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) will help restore safe, orderly and humane management of our refugee protection system:

Excited about opportunities for impact: Meet Assistant Dean, EDI, Ada Maxwell-Alleyne

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Ada Maxwell-Alleyne

While leading equity initiatives at the Law Society of Ontario, Ada Maxwell-Alleyne discovered that although lawyers are committed to pursuing equity, diversity and inclusion and upholding human rights, there is still work to be done to level the playing field in the profession and to address historic inequity.

In Memoriam: Professor Karen Knop (1960-2022)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Prof Karen Knop

It is with immense sadness that the Faculty of Law announces the passing of our dear colleague, Karen Knop, on September 26, 2022. Karen held the Faculty’s Cecil A. Wright Chair.

“A gripping story about terrible wrongs”: U of T Law grad and prof draw lessons for Canada in new book

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Douglas Sanderson (Amo Binashii)

In Valley of the Birdtail, alumnus Andrew Stobo Sniderman and Associate Professor Douglas Sanderson tell the story of two communities in Manitoba “divided by a valley, a river and 150 years of racism” (photos by Natasha Launi and Dewey Chang)