Professor Yasmin Dawood named member of Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Headshot of Professor Yasmin Dawood

Internationally renowned election law scholar, Professor Yasmin Dawood, has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, an outstanding honour, and one of six from the University of Toronto.

Princeton's Prof. Edward Felten gave the 2018 Grafstein Lecture – Preparing for the Future of Machine Learning

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

First, we define AI: Professor Edward W. Felten, of Princeton University, spoke on the past, present and future course of artificial intelligence, as the 2018 Grafstein Lecturer


By Alvin Yau, 3L  / Photo by Tina Deng

Watch the 2017 Grand Moot online

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Sketches of the 2017 Grand Moot by artist Tanya Murdoch
Sketches of the 2017 Grand Moot by artist Tanya Murdoch

Did you miss the 2017 Grand Moot? Watch the video online!

The 2017 University of Toronto Faculty of Law Grand Moot took place on Thursday, September 28. The problem dealt with "Assisted Human Reproduction and the Charter". The panel consisted of:

Watch Convocation speaker Phil Fontaine's speech, and find out three things about him

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Prof. Douglas Sanderson hoods Phil Fontaine, as he accepts his honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Chancellor Michael Wilson

By Hannah James / photo courtesy of Fred Cattroll

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report in 2015, it signified hope that Canada would begin to heal its relationship with Indigenous peoples.

For many years leading up to the commission, Indigenous leader Larry Phillip (Phil) Fontaine had been advocating for Indigenous rights in Canada.

Prof. David Schneiderman discusses the rules of trade and investment on TVO's The Agenda

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In an extended one-on-one interview with host Steve Paikin, Prof. David Schneiderman discussed the rules of international trade and investment on TVO's flagship public affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, on May 8, 2017.

Watch the keynote speech from the "Artificial Intelligence, Technology and the Future of Law" conference

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Watch Professor Dana Remus of the UNC School of Law give the keynote address at the conference "Artificial Intelligence, Technology and the Future of Law." The conference was hosted by the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on March 25, 2017.

Law in the Age of Trump - Panel Discussion - Watch the webcast

Monday, February 6, 2017

On Feb. 6, 2017, the Faculty of Law gathered Professors Lisa Austin, Jutta Brunnée, Anver Emon, Audrey Macklin and David Schneiderman to discuss some key legal questions arising from the new Trump presidency, including immigration, climate treaties, and conflict of interest.

Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture: Alumnus Ontario Chief Justice Strathy calls on justices to embrace 'Gladue Spirit' in sentencing as part of reconciliation

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Humility and humanity are important virtues for judges to have in an evolving world

By Peter Boisseau / Photography by Oliver Salathiel

Judges should demonstrate “humility and humanity” when dealing with court cases involving Indigenous peoples, Ontario Chief Justice George Strathy, told a Faculty of Law audience at the Morris A. Gross Memorial Lecture.