Celebrating U of T Law doctoral defenses in 2020

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce and congratulate our outstanding doctoral candidates who successfully defended their SJD thesis in 2020:

Leah West
"Protecting Rights in the Digital Age: The Application of the Charter in Cyberspace"

Megan Ross
"Morality Police: Sexuality Governance at the League of Nations"

Yin-Yuan Chen
"The Law, Policy and Ethics of Migrants' Health Care Entitlement"

Haim Eschel
"The Tortious Liability of States for Combatant Activities"

'I feel hope': A devastating diagnosis prompted U of T Law alumna Natalie Jenner to pick up the pen

Friday, January 8, 2021

Natalie Jenner

Five years ago, University of Toronto alumna Natalie Jenner (LLB 1993) decided to pursue a passion project: a bookstore in Oakville, Ont. But shortly after opening, her husband was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive and terminal condition impacting the lungs.

Alumnus John Borrows (LLB 1990, LLM 1991) named an Officer of the Order of Canada

Monday, January 4, 2021

A total of 61 appointments and promotions to the Order of Canada were announced Dec. 30 by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette.

Faculty of Law Year in Review 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Year in Review

Dean's year end message to U of T Law Community

As you look to celebrate the holiday season a bit differently this year, I wish to take this opportunity to share with you my annual look-back at another notable year at U of T Law. This is also an especially appropriate time for me to reflect on the recent past, as my time as Dean comes to a close at the end of this month.

The Honourable William C. Graham (LLB 1964) and Philip Michael Epstein (LLB 1968) named to the Order of Canada

Monday, November 30, 2020

Order of Canada

The latest list of Order of Canada appointments and promotions were announced Friday by Governor General Julie Payette.

The Order of Canada is one of the country’s highest civilian honours and recognizes people whose service, innovations and compassion shape Canadian society, foster imagination and unite people and communities.

U of T Law celebrates the ‘big lives’ of Global Professional Master of Law (GPLLM) graduates

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Perspective on Leadership and the Law class photo (2019)
Perspectives on Leadership and the Law class photo.

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law celebrated its largest cohort of executive program graduands on November 21.

Members of the Faculty of Law community receive the University of Toronto Arbor Award

Monday, November 23, 2020

Arbor Awards

The University of Toronto has recognized its most outstanding volunteers of 2020 with Arbor Awards – a distinction reserved for the university’s leading citizens.

The 100-Year PR Plan: A Practical Guide for Advocates – New book by alumnus Benjamin Miller (JD/MPP 2020)

Friday, November 20, 2020

A graduate of the Faculty of Law’s joint program with the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Benjamin Miller (JD/MPP 2020) has published his first book, The 100-Year PR Plan: A Practical Guide for Advocates (Gail K. Picco Books/Civil Sector Press).

‘There’s no business, like show business’: U of T Law’s virtual alumni reunion highlights remarkable legal and comedy career of alumnus Hart Pomerantz (LLB 1965)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s annual alumni reunion brings together honoured class years to reconnect with one another at the law school. This year’s reunion, held on November 6, celebrated class years ending in 0 and 5.