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In Search of an International Understanding of Law

January 22, 2018 — 
Not all Robson Hall alumni go on to become practicing lawyers in Manitoba. While practicing law can be a worthy and distinguished objective, some University of Manitoba Faculty of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) graduates like Nicole Allard [J.D./2017] choose to explore careers beyond Manitoba’s borders.

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Drones and privacy law research

January 16, 2018 — 
Visiting professor Kristen Thomasen spoke on the legal, social and ethical implications of robotic technologies and artificial intelligence in the context of the law

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Robson Hall Alum Oversees City Council Integrity

January 11, 2018 — 
Sherri Walsh [LL.B./1985], who was appointed as the City of Winnipeg's first Integrity Commissioner last year in February, is about to table a report to City Council containing a newly revised Code of Conduct for Members of Council.

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Congratulatory Notes to Alumni

January 11, 2018 — 
Stephen Chipman [LL.B./1982], Dr. Robert (Bob) Kozminski [LL.B./1970] , John A. Myers [J.D./1990], and Eleanor Wiebe, Q.C. [LL.B./1982] all received awards for their contributions to the community.

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Legal Research off to a Strong Start in 2018

January 11, 2018 — 
Members of Robson Hall's faculty are off to a strong start in 2018 with several having their research published and cited in notable places. 

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The many faces of Krish Maharaj

January 11, 2018 — 
Mr. Krish Maharaj is the new Assistant Professor teaching first year Contracts and Trusts. He hails from Auckland, New Zealand, landing in Winnipeg, via Edmonton and Vancouver where he practiced in civil litigation, with a stopover at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC to complete an LLM. Currently in the process of finishing his PhD, Maharaj’s area of research focus is the law of private obligations, specifically issues related to mitigation of loss in breach of contract cases.

"Big Ideas Panel": The Honourable Madame Justice Colleen Suche, Paul Grower, Dean Jonathan Black-Branch, Dr. Gerald Heckman (moderator), Kathy Bueti.

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2017 Pitblado Lectures: #140Down – Now What?

December 15, 2017 — 
The theme of the 2017 lectures, which coincided with the 140th anniversary of the Law Society of Manitoba, was The Future of Lawyering.

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Robson Hall Professor testifies before House of Commons in support of Yezidi women and girls

December 14, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law Assistant Professor Shauna Labman was invited to appear before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on November 30, 2017. The Committee was in the process of hearing witness testimony on resettlement issues related to Yezidi women and girls.

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Robson Hall Associate Professor wins inaugural Aaron Berg Award

December 12, 2017 — 
Dr. Donn Short received the inaugural Aaron Berg Award at the annual Manitoba Human Rights Commission Awards held December 7, 2017. The award recognizes the contributions of Mr. Aaron Berg, former counsel to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission and General Counsel with Manitoba Justice. 

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Wpg Free Press: U of M grad to sit on International Criminal Court

December 11, 2017 — 
Kimberly Prost, who graduated from here in 1981 and was called to the Manitoba bar in 1982, was elected this week with five other judges

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