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Report cover of Resettlement Issues of Yazidi women and children in Canada

Faculty of Law

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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Students Ryan Churchill and Lisa Huang with Dr. David Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manitoba.

Brushing up on generosity

April 26, 2018 — 
School of Dental Hygiene voted overwhelmingly in support of Smiles for Miles, largely because of the personal experiences they’ve had through the program, which sponsors dental care for newcomers

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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.

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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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

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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Wpg Free Press: ‘A true servant of the people’

April 2, 2018 — 
'Saul Cherniack packed a lot of life into his 101 years'

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The Honourable Douglas Everett [LLB/51, LLD/17], who received an honorary degree from the U of M in 2017

Alumni

The passing of a true Winnipeg entrepreneur and man of integrity

March 29, 2018 — 
The Honourable Douglas Everett [LLB/51, LLD/17], influential entrepreneur, politician, and former senator, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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Faculty of Law

A lesson in fixing a flawed system

March 22, 2018 — 
The Criminal Law Group of Robson Hall’s Manitoba Law Students Association hosted author, lawyer and child sexual abuse survivor on March 13, 2018 at the Faculty of Law. Gilhooly was speaking out about criminal justice reform for victims of sexual assault and sharing his story of surviving abuse at the hands of Graham James, the infamous junior hockey coach who has been convicted of abusing former NHL stars.

(L-R): Zita de Sousa, Yassir Al-Naji, Associate Professor Amar Khoday, Caleigh Glawson, Assistant Professor David Ireland, Madison Pearlman and Assistant Professor Shauna Labman.

Faculty of Law

Law and CATL host workshop on promoting classroom engagement

March 21, 2018 — 
Recognizing the universal need to improve the engagement of students in today’s classrooms, Assistant Professor Virginia Torrie recruited colleagues and students from Robson Hall Faculty of Law to discuss challenges and solutions at a recent workshop hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).

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Best in the West, Robson Hall team claims 2nd place and Best Closing Argument at Sopinka Cup

March 21, 2018 — 
As coaches, we are extremely proud of our team, Yassir Al-Naji and Ben Johnson, who placed second in the Sopinka Cup Moot Trial Competition held in Ottawa March 16-17, 2018.  In addition, Yassir’s powerful closing submissions - in a Crown case that had almost no merit - earned him the prize for best closing address!

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