Law News Archive
May 15, 2019 —
This year, graduating law student Tracy Schmidt was selected as the Faculty of Law’s exceptional student, and she chose to recognize Professor Lorna Turnbull as the post-secondary teacher who most inspired her.
May 8, 2019 —
On May 8, 2019, at the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards, five new recipients were welcomed
May 3, 2019 —
This April, Law Professor Shauna Labman was surprised and pleased to learn that a volunteer group started by some of her students three years ago had been nominated as “Volunteer of Outstanding Merit in the Province of Manitoba” for the Premier’s Volunteer Service Award.
March 8, 2019 —
One of the most important lessons of the year for law students came from prominent Ontario lawyer Orlando Da Silva, who visited Robson Hall on March 1st, 2019. Having struggled with depression from a very young age, Da Silva, a former President of the Ontario Bar Association currently working at the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, has been on a cross-Canada tour to talk to law students about the importance of talking about – and fighting the stigma of mental health.
March 8, 2019 —
LL.M. student Ihsan Daldaban was a rare find at the 2019 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenge
March 7, 2019 —
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right
February 1, 2019 —
For Bell Let’s Talk Day, law students of the Robson Mental Health Group invited their peers to consider the question, “Looking back now, what would you tell yourself prior to entering law school?” The anonymous answers were posted on a white board in the Faculty’s main hallway, and sparked a lot of conversations, said Bethany Hutlet (3L), one of the organizers. “It was meant to be an honest discussion,” she said, “so I was pleased people were frank.”
January 25, 2019 —
As part of the 2019 Bell Let’s Talk campaign, Robson Hall’s Mental Health Group is taking action to make sure the University of Manitoba’s Law student body stays healthy
January 21, 2019 —
Activist, Educator and Lawyer, Joan Jack [BEd/82 UM, LLB/91 UBC], was the first guest lecture of the term to Dr. Bryan Schwartz’s inaugural class on Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law