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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

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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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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.

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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!

Jan Lederman: 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Service to the University of Manitoba

Jan Lederman: 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Service to the University of Manitoba

March 14, 2018 — 
Renowned corporate lawyer Jan Lederman [BA/74, LLB/77] is a champion for innovation

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Senator Murray Sinclair being presented with the CBA 2018 President's Award by Kerry Simmons

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Senator Murray Sinclair receives the 2018 CBA President’s Award

February 28, 2018 — 
The Canadian Bar Association is pleased to announce that Senator Murray Sinclair [LL.B./'79] is the recipient of its 2018 President’s Award

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CBC: Crown’s ‘very thin case’ against Raymond Cormier made conviction unlikely, lawyers say

February 23, 2018 — 
Law professor David Milward provides some context to a recent CBC story on the trail of Raymond Currie

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U of M’s Olympians of yesteryear

February 19, 2018 — 
To celebrate the 2018 Olympic Games, we scoured the archives to find alumni who competed over the decades

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Op-ed: The trial over Colten Boushie’s death re-exposed wounds. Could Indigenous peoples having their own criminal justice systems be the answer?

February 15, 2018 — 
But let us take the question further, law professor writes in Maclean's  

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