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Muriel St. John Research Award for Women’s Legal Issues

September 14, 2017 — 
Each year since her retirement in 2011, Muriel St. John has provided $500 to be awarded to a J.D. student at the University of Manitoba to encourage research into legal issues pertaining to women, social justice and societal rights. Criteria for the award are found on the Robson Hall website.

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Manitoba Law Journal Volume 39 Captures Oral Histories and The Great Transition in Canadian Legal Education

September 14, 2017 — 
Robson Hall's law journal program is starting the 2017 – 2018 academic year with exciting news for alumni and the legal community at large.

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Orientation Week: Robson Hall Welcomes Law Class of 2020 with Focus on Integrity, Professionalism, and Awareness of Indigenous Legal Traditions

September 14, 2017 — 
Robson Hall's Orientation Week included a Welcome address from the Chief Justice of Manitoba, a Blanket Ceremony and talk from Loretta Ross, the Treaty Commissioner of Manitoba, to raise awareness of Indigenous legal traditions, and a visit to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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Faculty of Law seeks your perspectives on “Reflections at 150: Canada’s Contribution to Peace, Human Rights and Social Justice”

August 30, 2017 — 
Individuals, groups and organizations are invited to submit their views on Canada’s contribution in 150 words or less. Contributions will form part of a digital archives and select submissions may be published to mark this significant year. Please provide your full name, title, organization and contact information and submit your 150-word perspective to: lawdean@umanitoba.ca. Submission deadline: December 31, 2017.

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources News

New research chairs available to international scholars

July 25, 2017 — 
Federal government has launched new program. Deadline to apply to U of M is August 4, 2017

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Workshop: Comparing Commercial Law on the Farm and on the Reserve

July 13, 2017 — 
The Workshop brought together a group of scholars to explore connecting areas of interest around commercial law in Indigenous and agricultural communities, federalism, and legal history

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Robson Hall Associate Professor Richard Jochelson has co-authored a new book titled Criminal Law and Precrime

June 27, 2017 — 
Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt is available for pre-order!

Professor Virginia Torrie is the 2017 recipient of The Barney Sneiderman Award

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2017 recipient of The Barney Sneiderman Award

June 20, 2017 — 
This year's award goes to Dr. Virginia Torrie.

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2017 recipient of The Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence

June 20, 2017 — 
This year the award goes to Mr. Daniel Torbiak.

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Robson Hall Law students help refugee claimants at Welcome Place

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Law students helping refugee claimants

May 5, 2017 — 
'Many of us came to law school with a passion for social justice and have a strong desire to be advocates'

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