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)

'We have urgent work to do': New book by Professor Kent Roach on why Canadian policing needs to change

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Professor Kent RoachKent Roach has thought a lot about policing throughout his lifetime. He even aspired to join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as a young boy. 

But rather than donning the red serge, the professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law has spent his career extensively studying policing – often from the perspective of an insider.

U of T Law welcomes three new faculty members

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Faculty is pleased to welcome three accomplished faculty members joining U of T Law, effective July 1, 2022: 

Assistant Professor Abdi Aidid

Prof Abdi Aidid


Acclaimed scholar John Borrows named The Loveland Chair in Indigenous Law

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

John BorrowsIn January, Professor John Borrows will begin teaching a new course to all first-year U of T Law students that addresses the intersection of Indigenous Peoples’ laws with Canada's laws (photo by David Ball)

Private Law Podcast: Professor Larrisa Katz

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

In an episode of the Private Law Podcast, Professor Larrisa Katz, Canada Research Chair in Private Law Theory, shares her work on the idea of ownership as an office, equity, and other topics.

Listen to the Private Law Podcast