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Law Professor Promotes International Indigenous Rights Advocacy at UN

May 16, 2018 — 
Brenda Gunn, an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, has worked for years in the area of International Indigenous Rights Advocacy, attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) at least 10 times in the past 14 years. Each time, she attends in some capacity to present, learn, discuss, or raise awareness of international issues affecting Indigenous people in Canada. This April 17, she organized and participated in a side-event at the Forum, which served to share different perspectives on the theme of lands and resources.

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New study measures impact of religious affiliation on LGBTQ-inclusive education practices

May 15, 2018 — 
Dr. Donn Short has co-authored with Tracy Peter and Catherine Taylor, “Religious Belief and the Queer Classroom: Measuring the Impact of Religious Affiliation on LGBTQ-Inclusive Education Practices” published this week in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP).

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Legal researcher rewarded to see work acknowledged by government

May 8, 2018 — 
The House Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM) has published its report "Road to Recovery: Resettlement Issues of Yazidi Women and Children in Canada." For two key recommendations, the report relies on evidence given by Assistant Professor Shauna Labman, who teaches Immigration and Refugee Law at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law.

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Dr. Amar Khoday published in Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal

May 8, 2018 — 
Associate Professor Amar Khoday recently had an article published in the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. The Journal is ranked 4th among Arts, Entertainment and Sports law journals in the US as of 2016. Dr. Khoday's article is titled Valorizing Disobedience within the Ranks: Law and Resistance in American Military Films.

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Op-ed: Canada is obliged to assess refugee claims no matter how they entered Canada

May 7, 2018 — 
Rhetoric on refugees only hurts border control

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Graduation Pow Wow profile: Rayanna Hourie

April 30, 2018 — 
Rayanna Hourie always knew she wanted to go to university, but it wasn’t until she was 19 that she realized she had a passion for Indigenous law

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Go-to legal researcher says farewell to Manitoba

April 27, 2018 — 
David Milward has long been a go-to legal expert for media outlets seeking commentary for news stories regarding over-representation of or lack of fairness towards Aboriginal representation in Canada’s criminal justice or child welfare systems. He will leave Robson Hall this summer to teach at the world's first Joint Common Law and Indigenous law degree program at the University of Victoria.

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Law Students willingly work overtime to present at Accessing Justice

April 27, 2018 — 
A total of nine students and three professors from the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law will take part in the annual conference on Accessing Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Access, Justice, Law and Order hosted at the University of Winnipeg by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (CIJS), May 9 – 11, 2018. This is the most number of representatives from Robson Hall taking part in the conference’s eight-year history.

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Embracing opportunities and making a difference for Winnipeg

April 27, 2018 — 
Sherri Walsh [LL.B./85] has been extremely busy over the past year since she started her new job as the City of Winnipeg’s first-ever Integrity Commissioner in April, 2017. The Robson Hall Faculty of Law alum rose with confidence to the challenge of completely revising an out-of-date 1994 Code of Conduct for City Councillors. As a result of her hard work, she received unanimous backing for the new document presented to City Council this February. The Code was passed and made effective as an official By-law of the City on February 22, 2018.

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CBC: Police officer in ‘revenge porn’ case sues over distribution of intimate images

April 26, 2018 — 
University of Manitoba law professor Karen Busby said it's an interesting case and, to the best of her knowledge, is the first claim under the Manitoba law.

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