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Faculty of Law

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.

Faculty of Law

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

Myles Davis [J.D./18] won second place in the Insolvency Institute of Canada's annual Writing Awards Program

Faculty of Law

Law Student first Manitoban to win Insolvency Law research prize

August 31, 2018 — 
This summer, Myles Davis, [J.D./18] became the first University of Manitoba law student to win one of the prizes offered in the annual Insolvency Institute of Canada's (IIC) Law Student Writing Awards Program.

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Molly Smyth at Guggenheim in Bilbao

New award from Canadian business icons helping students succeed around the globe

June 19, 2018 — 
The Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation has announced a $1 million investment

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Faculty of Law

Robson Hall Teaching Awards Announced

June 15, 2018 — 
At the 2018 Faculty of Law Grad Dinner held Friday, June 8, Robson Hall's two annual awards for teaching were announced.

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Building Bridges conference report

Faculty of Law

Building Bridges conference brings Indigenous and Newcomer communities together

May 17, 2018 — 
Last year in May, 2017, a unique conference titled "Building Bridges Between Canada's Indigenous and Newcomer Groups" was held at Thunderbird House in Winnipeg. The event resulted from discussions on Canada’s 150th and the conflicting senses of pride, frustration, pain and hope alongside the important work of welcoming and successfully settling newcomers to Canada; as well as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action that mandated a more inclusive history of Indigenous experiences and the history of residential schools in the newcomer information kit, citizenship test and oath.

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Law Student Zita De Sousa gives her speech about two teachers who impacted her education at the STRR

Faculty of Law

Outstanding Law Student recognizes teachers who inspired her to achieve goals

May 17, 2018 — 
Zita De Sousa graduates this spring from Robson Hall Faculty of Law, intent on pursuing a career in the criminal justice system. On Monday, May 15 at the 2018 Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception (STRR), she expressed heartfelt thanks to two teachers who inspired her in the face of adversity to achieve her goals. Selected as the Faculty of Law’s Outstanding Student for this year’s STRR, she in turn chose her grade 12 student advisor and English teacher from Maples Collegiate, Ms. Debbie Boyko, and Faculty of Law Associate Professor Richard Jochelson to stand with her as Outstanding Teachers.

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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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2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards features graduating Faculty of Music student Elena Howard-Scott and U of M, Bison and NFL alumnus Israel Idonije

Prepare to be dazzled at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

May 9, 2018 — 
Recipients’ defining moments explored at this year’s gala celebration

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