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

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.