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Members of Begade Shutagot’ine, a small community of a few hundred people living in and around Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, have their story documented by Native Studies professor Peter Kulchyski in his book, A Report of an Inquiry into an Injustice. The Begade Shutagot’ine are the continued owners of the land and Kulchyski bears eloquent witness to the Begade Shutagot’ine people’s two-decade struggle for land rights, which have been ignored by federal and territorial authorities.

Top 5 2018 University of Manitoba Press Books

December 17, 2018 — 
U of M Press picks some of its favourite titles from 2018, and you have a chance to win one of them

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Why politics shouldn’t influence how much we pay judges

December 13, 2018 — 
Secure and appropriate compensation for judges is a constitutionally recognized component of judicial independence, which itself is a set of interrelated principles meant to ensure that the rule of law applies fairly to everyone, including governments

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Master of Human Rights: First-of-its-kind degree in Canada

November 5, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Law of the University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the first Master of Human Rights (MHR) graduate degree program to be offered in Canada

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Former national chief, Assembly of First Nations to receive honorary degree

October 11, 2018 — 
U of M proud to award a Doctor of Law to Mr. Ovide Mercredi, a tireless advocate and mentor

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Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony to honour Cindy Blackstock

October 9, 2018 — 
2018 Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony takes place on Oct. 11

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The Faculty of Law 2018 Homecoming was held at the Law Society of Manitoba's new offices.

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Law Faculty Homecoming and the Law Society

October 5, 2018 — 
Without the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, the Law Society of Manitoba wouldn’t have lawyers, and without the Law Society of Manitoba, there would be no place in Manitoba to license graduating law students for practice. It makes complete sense for the two organizations to work together regularly, and during the University of Manitoba’s Homecoming week Sept 24 to 30, 2018, the close relationship between the two couldn’t have been more clear.

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Alumni Abroad: The future is equal

September 25, 2018 — 
To mark Canada’s inaugural Gender Equality Week, UM Today spoke to Meghan Campbell [LLB/08] a lecturer in law at the University of Birmingham

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Law Faculty-provided Bar Association membership makes “great difference” to law students

August 31, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law paid for Manitoba Bar Association memberships for all of its registered students starting in the fall of 2017

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Chief Justice Robson Biography Project – Invitation to Professors, Practitioners and Students to Contribute

August 31, 2018 — 
The MLJ welcomes submissions from professors, practitioners and students on any subject relating to Hugh Amos Robson’s life, career and judicial decisions

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Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch, U of M's Dean of Law, was a visiting scholar this August at Adelaide Law School in Australia.

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U of M Dean of Law plays major role at 2018 International Law Association Conference

August 31, 2018 — 
Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch played a number of roles at the International Law Association’s (ILA) 78th Biennial conference in Sydney, Australia from August 19 to 24, 2018

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