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.

‘There’s no business, like show business’: U of T Law’s virtual alumni reunion highlights remarkable legal and comedy career of alumnus Hart Pomerantz (LLB 1965)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s annual alumni reunion brings together honoured class years to reconnect with one another at the law school. This year’s reunion, held on November 6, celebrated class years ending in 0 and 5.

In Memoriam: Jamal Howlader (1995-2020), Class of 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Jamal A Howlader

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law is saddened to hear of the sudden passing of alumnus, Jamal Akim Howlader, JD Class of 2020.

Prior to law school, Jamal graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 2017 with an Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences, specializing in Physiology and Pharmacology.

Interview with Professor Ayelet Shachar: Zolberg Institute's Tempest Tossed podcast

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Professor Ayelet Shachar was recently interviewed by Professor Alex Aleinikoff, former United Nations Deputy High Commissioner of Refugees and current Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School, New York, for the Zolberg Institute's "Tempest Tossed" podcast.

The focus of the interview is Shachar's recently published book, The Shifting Border and how new technologies are reshaping borders and mobility.

Op-Ed by Professor Trudo Lemmens and JD student Leah Krakowitz-Broker: Why the federal government should rethink MAID

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

In an op-ed for CBC Opinion, published Nov. 10, Professor Trudo Lemmens, Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy and JD student Leah Krakowitz-Broker, write why the new medical assistance in dying (MAID) proposal represents a deadly form of discrimination against people with disabilities or chronic illness: 

Remembrance Day to be marked at U of T with virtual ceremonies

Monday, November 9, 2020

Members of the University of Toronto community are invited to come together virtually to honour soldiers and veterans via online Remembrance Day events organized by the university’s three campuses. 

The annual services on Nov. 11 were modified this year to protect the health and safety of the community during COVID-19 pandemic, and to help curb the spread of the virus.