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Seeking Safety exhibit at the CMHR. Photo credit: Jessica Sigurdson - CMHR

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Law professor featured in new Canadian Museum for Human Rights exhibit

November 14, 2017 — 
Professor Shauna Labman was interviewed as part of a video that forms a new exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The exhibit in the Museum's Rights Today gallery, encourages thought and conversation about asylum seekers in Canada.

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A Nuclear Conundrum

November 9, 2017 — 
At a time when some nations are threatening nuclear destruction, others are dealing with the aftermath of nuclear accidents and testing, and still others are considering developing nuclear energy to address growing energy needs, some of the world’s most knowledgeable legal minds came together in Winnipeg to discuss Legal Issues of Non-Proliferation, Disarmament and the Right to Nuclear Energy.

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Robson Hall alumnus Gerrit Theule named a finalist in CBC Manitoba’s 2017 Future 40

November 6, 2017 — 
A remarkable and multi-talented individual, Robson Hall alumnus Gerrit Theule [JD/15] has been named as one of 40 finalists on CBC Manitoba's list of Future 40 for 2017.

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Former E.K. Williams Law Library head librarian and professor, Mr. John Eaton honoured as 2017 Librarian Emeritus

October 27, 2017 — 
Mr. John Eaton has left an extensive legacy at the University of Manitoba Libraries through his scholarship in bibliography and legal resources.

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Robson Hall alumna appointed chairperson of MB Human Rights Commission

October 27, 2017 — 
A Robson Hall graduate, class of ’95, Brenlee Carrington Trepel has been working in support of human rights for many years, even prior to her October 6th, 2017 appointment as chairperson of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission.

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The Manitoba Law Journal’s first e-book version now available for free download

October 24, 2017 — 
This issue can be viewed on personal devices in e-book format. Visit the MLJ website and download it as a PDF for free. Hardcopies will also be distributed to all registrants of this year's Isaac Pitblado Lectures, which take place on Friday, November 3 at the Fort Garry Place Conference Centre.

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Twelfth Annual Robson Hall Negotiation Competition a Success

October 20, 2017 — 
Sixteen teams of Robson Hall students competed in the 12th annual Robson Hall Negotiation Competition on the evening of October 19th, 2017.  These third-year students were selected for having excelled in the Legal Negotiation course they took in their second year of law school.  The main purpose of the competition is to develop superb negotiating skills in Robson Hall graduates. All legal training and professional expertise is directed toward one key objective—solving a client’s problems. Negotiation is the primary tool for accomplishing precisely that. 

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Celebrating Research in Criminal Law and Academic Legal Writing

October 19, 2017 — 
Robson Hall hosted a very special book launch on October 18 celebrating multiple volumes of academic work of its Faculty in a mega launch event. The event was a celebration of the Manitoba Law Journal’s resurgence as a leading force on the Canadian Law Journal Scene with the release of its Great Transition issue (providing an oral history of the Faculty), the general edition, Underneath The Golden Boy (dealing with legislative governance in Manitoba), and marking the inaugural release of the double issue of the Criminal Law Edition (the MLJ Robson Crim issue).

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CBC’s 2017 Massey Lecturer concerned with doing the right thing

October 19, 2017 — 
Organizers of Robson Hall’s Distinguished Visitors (DV) Lecture Series were pleased to have hosted Dr. Payam Akhavan, the 2017 CBC Massey Lecturer, to kick off the year’s first DV lecture on Monday, October 16, 2017.

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Law Professor’s Focus Leads to Merit Award

October 10, 2017 — 
News of having won a 2016 Merit award for a combination of teaching, service and research, scholarly work and other creative activities came to Dr. Shauna Labman as a complete surprise this October. As a teacher, her goal is to engage her students as much as possible to ensure they learn in a concrete, experiential and thoughtful way.

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