The Bora Laskin Law Library donors commemorative book is now installed permanently

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Lionel Schipper and Dean Edward Iacobucci witht he commemorative book in the Bora Laskin Law Library
Lionel Schipper and Dean Edward Iacobucci with the commemorative book in the Bora Laskin Law Library

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the special commemorative book honouring the donors to the original Bora Laskin Law Library is now installed permanently in the library.

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

The Faculty of Law welcomed visitors for Doors Open 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Doors Open 2018 - banners

The new Jackman Law Building was part of the annual Doors Open festival for the first time on the weekend of May 26-27, along with the historic Flavelle House. Doors Open is an annual event where notable buildings in Toronto open their doors to the general public, with the visits often enhanced by volunteers, information and programming.

Prof. Audrey Macklin receives a prominent 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellowship

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photo by Sarah Coyle

Professor Audrey Macklin, Chair in Human Rights Law, is one of five scholars in Canada to receive a 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellowship, in recognition of her outstanding scholarship and probono work advocating for immigrant and refugee rights.

'A Meeting Place for All Our Relations': Something worth celebrating!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The artwork of Jay Bell Redbird, artist and member of the Wikwemikong First Nation, was unveiled to respect the Indigenous land upon which the Faculty of Law is located, and to anchor and promote a prominent meeting place for everyone in the Jackman Law Building 

By Amanda Carling, JD 2012 / Photos by Adam Pulicicchio

Jackman Law Building is setting for announcement by Ontario's Attorney General

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Ontario Attorney General Nasir Naqvi makes announcement

Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi came to the University of Toronto Faculty of Law this morning to make an important announcement about new steps to improve the province's criminal justice system.

Dean's Welcome Back BBQ officially opens the Jackman Law Building for students

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hundreds of law students, faculty and staff packed the foyer of the Jackman Law Building (JLB) in one of the best turnouts ever for the annual Dean's Welcome Back BBQ, in its inaugural year in the well-appointed and spacious Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Atrium.

Students at Dean's BBQ

Faculty of Law hosts first international conference in the new Jackman Law Building: on clinical legal education

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

First international conference hosted in the new Jackman Law Building: attendees of the joint International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) and Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education (ACCLE) conference in the Osler Hoskin and Harcourt LLP Atrium.


By Geneviève Ryan, Summer Research Assistant at the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights / Photos by Ejona Xega


An evening to thank the Hon. Hal Jackman

Monday, July 11, 2016

Photos by Salathiel Wesser

It was a small event to say a big and heartfelt ‘Thank you!’ to the distinguished alumnus who helped to make the new law building a reality: the Hon. Henry (Hal) N. R. Jackman, Class of 1956.

Jackman Law Building and Renewal design lands Canadian Architect Award

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Jackman Law Building and Faculty Renewal design by Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) and B + H Architects has landed a Canadian Architect Award of Excellence for 2013, one of six announced today in Canadian Architect magazine.