Watch the video of the Grand Moot

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Grand Moot 2019 group photo
Photo by Vivian Cheng, courtesy of Ultra Vires

Congratulations to the winners of the Dean’s Leadership Awards for 1L and 2L students

Monday, September 9, 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of our Dean’s Leadership Awards for 1L and 2L students:


  • Novalee Davy
  • Rebecca Barclay Nguinambaye


  • Hiam Kogiashvili-Amar
  • Erika Voaklander

The Dean’s Leadership Award recognizes the outstanding co- and extra-curricular leadership of our 1L and 2L students at the law school.  Like the University’s Cressy awards for graduating students, our Leadership Awards value both traditional and non-traditional forms of leadership, including:

Jackman Law Building atrium bustling at annual Clubs Fair

Friday, September 6, 2019

The annual Clubs Fair, which introduces the incoming 1L students to the wide range of extra-curricular activities available at the law school, had the atrium of the Jackman Law Building abuzz on Thursday Sept. 5 as students crowded around the booths of the wide variety of clubs and organizations on offer.

Students at clubs fair in atrium of Jackman Law Building

Innovative new IHRP clinical course is part of a global partnership to protect media freedom

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law is joining a global campaign for media freedom and will play a leading role in developing legal tools to protect journalists and defend freedom of the press alongside project partners, including a panel of legal experts led by Lord Neuberger, former President of the Supreme Court of the UK, and Amal Clooney, special envoy on media freedom to the UK Foreign Secretary.

Incoming: meet more of the new students in the Class of 2022

Friday, August 30, 2019

The Faculty of Law is excited to welcome, and welcome back, all our law students--JD, graduate and transfer students--most especially the incoming 1Ls. We’d like to introduce some of the Class of 2022 to you. In our annual series of new first-year profiles, meet: Manula, Jackson, Elsie and Alina.  (You can also meet four other incoming Class of 2022 students here).

Stories by Karen Gross

U of T Law establishes the Private Law Writing Prize for students

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Private Law faculty at U of T Law
Private Law faculty at U of T Law

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the establishment of the Private Law Writing Prize.

A week in the life of a U of T Law Student

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Three U of T Law students share insights into their daily lives.

Christina Roussakis, 3L, on exchange in Lyon.

Christina Roussakis

During 1L, what did your week look like?

Read the new issue of the Journal of Law & Equality

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Journal of Law & Equality (JLE) has published Vol 15 (2019) on its website at

JD student Teodora Pasca writes "The Ontario government is destroying university legal clinics" in Canadian Lawyer magazine

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

In a commentary in Canadian Lawyer magazine, JD student Teodora Pasca argues that the Ontario government's legal aid cuts and the Student Choice Initiative threaten the future of the legal profession ("The Ontario government is destroying university legal clinics," August 19, 2019).

Read the full commentary on the Canadian Lawyer website, or below.