U of T Law students win intramual divisionals in hockey, flag football and ultimate

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Another great showing this academic year for UTLaw students in the University of Toronto’s intramural sports program.

About 128 law students participated in the fall and winter terms, and 3L Paul Sahota was recognized at the awards banquet with an Intramural 'T' Award for outstanding contribution to the U of T intramural program.

U of T Law's men's flag football intramural group shot

U of T Law students commemorate 25 years since Rwandan genocide

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

International Human Rights Program’s book launch and photo exhibition showcase resilience of survivors of sexual violence

By Chelsey Legge, 4L JD/MPP

LAWS program launches new website

Friday, March 29, 2019

LAWS students in legal robes

Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) is thrilled to launch its brand new website (www.lawinaction.ca).

PBSC’s new Indigenous human rights clinics receive the 2019 Emil Gumpert award from the American College of Trial Lawyers

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

PBSC students gather together in the atrium as part of the May 2018 training conference

Award comes with a US$100,000 grant to assist with two pilot clinics

Prof. Anita Anand writes "What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?" in the Globe and Mail

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Prof. Anita Anand digs into what the commonly expressed concept of reducing the regulatory burden really means for securities regulation ("What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?", March 26, 2019).

Read the full commentary on the Globe and Mail website, or below.

What does 'reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?

By Anita Anand

March 26, 2019

Judicial appointment: alumna Amy D. Francis '99

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, has announced the appointment of alumna Amy D. Francis ('99), a principal at Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers LLP, as a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Intro to cannabis law: Student-run Cannabis Law Club launches with inaugural panel featuring legal experts

Monday, March 25, 2019

Story by Zachary Lechner-Sung / Photos by Ilya Motamedi

“Cannabis law is like learning to drive a car on a road that is still being paved, as the car is being assembled,” said Mark Cavdar, director of legal affairs at Aphria Inc. He was one of the speakers at the inaugural panel of the Cannabis Law Club, founded by students Ben Barrett, Ernest Tam, Zach Lechner-Sung and Benjamin Persofsky.

Alumni recognized with Ontario Bar Association Awards and James D. G. Douglas receives the President’s Award

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Alumnus James D. G. Douglas

Alumnus James D. G. Douglas, LLB 1979, is a recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s President’s Award, given in recognition of lawyers or organizations who have made significant contributions advancing gender equality in the legal profession.  A partner at BLG, Douglas shares this award with the Hon. Justice Patricia Hennessy, of the Superior Court of Justice.