U of T's Schwartz Reisman Institute and AI Global to develop global certification mark for trustworthy AI

Thursday, December 3, 2020

The products and services we use in our daily lives have to abide by safety and security standards, from car airbags to construction materials. But no such broad, internationally agreed-upon standards exist for artificial intelligence.

Appointment of University Professor Jutta Brunnée as Dean, Faculty of Law

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

University Professor Jutta Brunnee

Today, Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost announced the appointment of University Professor Jutta Brunnée as Dean, Faculty of Law: 

Professor Jim Phillips inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Bertha Wilson Honour Society was established in 2012 in tribute to The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson – the first woman appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal and the first female Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

The Bertha Wilson Honour Society at the Schulich School of Law, at Dalhousie University, recognizes their extraordinary alumni and showcases their geographic reach and contributions to law and society. 

The Honourable William C. Graham (LLB 1964) and Philip Michael Epstein (LLB 1968) named to the Order of Canada

Monday, November 30, 2020

Order of Canada

The latest list of Order of Canada appointments and promotions were announced Friday by Governor General Julie Payette.

The Order of Canada is one of the country’s highest civilian honours and recognizes people whose service, innovations and compassion shape Canadian society, foster imagination and unite people and communities.

U of T Law celebrates the ‘big lives’ of Global Professional Master of Law (GPLLM) graduates

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Perspective on Leadership and the Law class photo (2019)
Perspectives on Leadership and the Law class photo.

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law celebrated its largest cohort of executive program graduands on November 21.

Members of the Faculty of Law community receive the University of Toronto Arbor Award

Monday, November 23, 2020

Arbor Awards

The University of Toronto has recognized its most outstanding volunteers of 2020 with Arbor Awards – a distinction reserved for the university’s leading citizens.

The 100-Year PR Plan: A Practical Guide for Advocates – New book by alumnus Benjamin Miller (JD/MPP 2020)

Friday, November 20, 2020

A graduate of the Faculty of Law’s joint program with the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, Benjamin Miller (JD/MPP 2020) has published his first book, The 100-Year PR Plan: A Practical Guide for Advocates (Gail K. Picco Books/Civil Sector Press).

U of T Law doctoral student on why study participants are likely to experience 'research fatigue'

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

SJD student Florence Ashley

Florence Ashley is a SJD student in the Faculty of Law and Joint Centre for Bioethics (photo Dewey Chang Photography)  

A new paper published today in Bioethics proposes Research Ethics Boards consider the impact of research fatigue when evaluating and approving studies.