Binghamton University pre-law students visit U of T Faculty of Law during spring break

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Story and photo by Jerome Poon-Ting

Members of the Thurgood Marshall Pre-Law Society of Binghamton University, a highly regarded public research university in New York state, visited the law school on March 19th.

The undergraduate students were on their spring break and planned visits to law schools in the Greater Toronto Area, the Law Society of Ontario and city tourist attractions. For most, it was their first time to Toronto.

U of T Law launches annual Black Future Lawyers Conference for university students considering law school

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Alumna Justice Rita Maxwell was the keynote speaker at the Faculty of Law's first and annual Black Future Lawyers Conference

 

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photos by Jerome Poon-Ting

See Yourself Here 2019 attracts 200 high school students from diverse backgrounds for 'getting into law school boot camp'

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

About 200 high school students from across  the Greater Toronto Area attended the popular and annual "See Yourself Here" event, on March 1st, a 'getting into law school boot camp' for students from backgrounds under-represented in the Canadian legal profession and law-related careers.

Group of diverse law students sitting on a panel about going to law school

2019 Moot Results: Winning & the Satisfaction of a Job Well Done

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Here are the results of the 2019 Mooting competitions, updated as the information become available:

Congratulations to the 2019 Cressy Student Leadership Award Recipients

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Faculty of Law extends warm congratulations to the following graduating students who have been selected as University of Toronto Cressy Student Leadership Award recipients:

  • Ramz Aziz
  • Zachary Biech
  • Josh Favel
  • Marie Kiluu-Ngila
  • Solomon McKenzie
  • David Rybak

The recipients will receive their award at a ceremony at Convocation Hall on April 22.

Welcome Day 2019 draws new admits for an info-packed event

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Photos by Jerome Poon-Ting

It was a busy and info-packed Welcome Day 2019, as about 145 newly admitted students, 'admits,' plus guests spent a full day at the Faculty of Law, meeting faculty, staff, alumni and their future classmates, touring the Jackman Law Building and learning more about what the next three years will be about.

U of T Faculty of Law Class of 2018 articling rate: 98%

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Career Development Centre has posted the latest statistics for law’s Class of 2018, and the Faculty of Law is pleased to see 98% of the graduates known to be actively seeking articling placements have secured a position. There were 214 graduates, and 196 found positions, with 10 pursuing other plans, such as further study or non-legal employment, while 5 did not respond to the survey. View the full list of articling and employment data statistics here.

 

 

U of T Law students sharpen advocacy skills in unique criminal law externship focused on appellate and Supreme Court cases

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Providing mentorship and feedback to U of T law students: (L) Adjunct professor Michael Dineen, 3L Glen Tucker, 3L SuJung Lee, 3L Kenzie Bunting, with adjunct professors Gerald Chan, Nader Hasan and Erin Dann, and externship co-supervisor Professor Vincent Chiao.

 

By Peter Boisseau / Photography by Dhoui Chang

A unique U of T Law externship seminar course unlike anything offered by other Canadian universities is helping balance the scales of justice, as students lend their talents to some of the best criminal appeal lawyers in Canada.

Alumnus and entrepreneur Dan Debow was the guest speaker at the 2019 JD/MBA networking event

Friday, February 1, 2019

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photos by Dhoui Chang

A frigid polar vortex in January couldn’t keep 90 alumni and students from the U of T Faculty of Law and Rotman School of Management attending the 2019 JD/MBA annual networking event, with guest speaker Dan Debow, Class of 2000, and hosted generously by Torys LLP.

Indigenous languages art installation unveiled at U of T's Faculty of Law

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Rochelle Allan, left, acting manager of the Indigenous Initiatives Office, views the language installation with U of T law students

2019 is the United Nation's International Year of Indigenous Languages

Story and Photos by Lucianna Ciccocioppo