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The Jackman Law Building breaks ground June 4, 2013

June 3, 2013

TORONTO, ON — Media are invit­ed to attend the offi­cial ground­break­ing of the state-of-the-art, $54-mil­lion Jack­man Law Build­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Fac­ul­ty of Law on June 4, 2013, at 4 pm. This spec­tac­u­lar new facil­i­ty will house spa­cious, mod­ern, envi­ron­men­tal­ly friend­ly class­rooms, offices and col­lab­o­ra­tive areas for Canada’s pre-emi­nent law school.

Please join us as we cel­e­brate this excit­ing new stage for legal edu­ca­tion with The Hon. Michael Wil­son, Chan­cel­lor, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, Ms. Judy Goldring, Vice-Chair of the Gov­ern­ing Coun­cil, Pro­fes­sor David Nay­lor, Pres­i­dent, Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, and Pro­fes­sor Mayo Moran, Dean, Fac­ul­ty of Law togeth­er with gen­er­ous lead phil­an­thropist, The Hon. Hen­ry N. R. Jack­man, and our many donors, alum­ni, fac­ul­ty, stu­dents and friends.


WHAT:  Offi­cial Ground­break­ing for the Jack­man Law Build­ing (Pho­to oppor­tu­ni­ty)

WHEN:  Tues­day, June 4, 2013, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Remarks at 4:30 pm; Recep­tion to fol­low

WHERE:  South end of the Bora Laskin Library, Fac­ul­ty of Law — best accessed through the Ben­nett Gates off of Hoskin Avenue (Map:


For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, please con­tact:

Lucian­na Cic­co­ciop­po
Direc­tor, Exter­nal Rela­tions
Tel: 416–946-0334
Fol­low us: @UTLaw and our Dean: @mayomoran