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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 The Robson Hall Faculty of Law alum rose with confidence to the challenge of completely revising an out-of-date 1994 Code of Conduct for City Councillors.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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Graduation Pow Wow profile: Jeremy McKay

April 25, 2018 — 
You can often find law student Jeremy McKay [BComm/14] in Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge, providing support and guidance to other Indigenous students

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Priti Shah (LLB/89) at right, acting in La Cage aux Folles, 2016, with fellow actor/lawyer Paul Cooper (BA/92, BPE/98, LLB/03), at left.

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The play’s the thing for Winnipeg lawyers

April 23, 2018 — 
Whether acting on stage, raising money to build shelters, rebuilding communities after disasters, or counselling people facing discrimination, Priti Shah is a model for passion-driven benefaction

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Not your ordinary law professor

April 23, 2018 — 
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, Professor at the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law, has written a musical

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Wpg Free Press: Changes to Youth Criminal Justice Act intended to keep kids out of court

April 16, 2018 — 
There needs to be adequate alternatives for this to be practical on the ground for all youth in Manitoba, professor Lorna Turnbull says.

Left to right, Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice President (Research & International) stands with Dr. Mary J. Shariff, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Dr. Juliette (Archie) Cooper, Chair of the Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Board, and Dr. David Barnard, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Manitoba.

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Researching laws of compassion and vulnerability

April 11, 2018 — 
Robson Hall Faculty of Law professor Mary J. Shariff was presented with one of the 2017 Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Awards at a special reception held April 10, 2018 at St. John’s College on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry Campus.

Dr. Peter Kulchyski, Professor of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts - recipient of the 2017 Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award. // Photo by Mike Latschislaw

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Bush Ethics: Decolonizing the university

April 11, 2018 — 
Professor Peter Kulchyski (Native Studies) is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

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Strong performance from Manitoba team at 2018 Davies Corporate/Securities Moot

April 10, 2018 — 
Coach Professor Darcy MacPherson was happy to report he was "very pleased with the team's performance and their preparation in getting there" to the 28th annual Davies Corporate/Securities moot held in Toronto this past March 9 - 10, 2018.

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Law Students supporting action against pipelines in North America

April 5, 2018 — 
Danielle Morrison has always had a deep connection to the environment. This comes from her upbringing, as her dad was a member of the Midewin society – an Indigenous group made up of spiritual advisors and healers. Because of this, she grew up with traditional teachings dealing with the responsibility to protect the water, land and animals.

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