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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