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Taylor Antonchuck Emerging Leader Award recipient Faculty of Law smiling in winter on a suspension bridge.

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Law student receives 2021 Emerging Leader Award

July 23, 2021 — 
While preparing to register for her final year of law school, Taylor Antonchuk learned that she was among the 64 University of Manitoba students chosen to receive 2021 Emerging Leader Awards. These annual awards are how UM recognizes outstanding contributions students make to enhance the institution and its community.


Cover of the Banking and Finance Law Review vol. 36 no. 2

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UM Law Students, Associate Dean (JD) behind globally-recognized law review

July 16, 2021 — 
Published by Thomson Reuters, the internationally respected niche peer-reviewed law journal, Banking & Finance Law Review has of late been edited by the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law’s new Associate Dean (Juris Doctor program) Virginia Torrie, with help from a growing number of law students diligently working out of a virtual Robson Hall. Joined by students from several other law schools it is a truly collaborative experience.

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law

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Winnipeg Free Press: The defence rests

July 12, 2021 — 
In a half-century law career that has had him defend embezzlers and fraud artists, accused killers and everyone in between, Hymie Weinstein has amassed enough stories to fill a very heavy book.

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Headshots of New Dean of Law Richard Jochelson, Associate Dean JD program Virginia Torrie and Associate Dean Research Donn Short

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Familiar faces form new team at Faculty of Law Dean’s Office

June 29, 2021 — 
The newly appointed Dean of Law, Dr. Richard Jochelson, welcomes to the “Dean Team” at the Faculty of Law, Associate Dean, Dr. Virginia Torrie. Dr. Donn Short continues as Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies until June 30, 2024. Dr. Torrie’s term begins July 1, 2021 lasting until June 30, 2026.

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(L-R) Dr. Karen Ragoonaden, Dr. Brian Mark, Mira (Mimi) Locher, Dr. Richard Jochelson.

Announcing four new UM dean appointments

June 28, 2021 — 
UM pleased to announce appointments in the faculties of Science, Education, Law and Architecture

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Cover image for Manitoba Law Journal Criminal Law edition.

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Manitoba Law Journal announces next project – Canadian Terror: Multi-Disciplinary perspectives on the Toronto 18 Terrorism Trials

June 24, 2021 — 
The Manitoba Law Journal is pleased to announce the early-July release of Canada’s premier publication on “Project Osage,” an inter-agency security operation that executed the largest terrorism-related sting in Canadian history.

Manitoba Law Journal new owl

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Manitoba Law Journal Volume 43 now complete in five issues

June 18, 2021 — 
All five issues of Volume 43 of the Manitoba Law Journal are complete and available to read on its website and other online sources including CanLII, HeinOnline, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Amazon (for purchase in both print and ebook), and the University of Alberta Open Access.

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Retired law professor Phil Osborne was named Professor Emeritus this June.

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Faculty of Law congratulates Professor Emeritus Philip H. Osborne

June 15, 2021 — 
The Faculty of Law is honoured to announce that Professor Philip H. Osborne had been granted the title of Professor Emeritus by the University of Manitoba Board of Governors.

Anjali Sandhu headshot

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Faculty of Law alumna turns class assignment into TV script

June 9, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law alumna Anjali Sandhu [JD/2020] was known at Robson Hall for maintaining a busy schedule both on stage and in the classroom throughout her law school career. Now an associate lawyer at MLT Aikins’ Winnipeg office called to the bar this spring, she was selected to pitch a screenplay - originally written as a law school assignment - to the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices initiative at the Banff World Media Festival happening (virtually this year) June 14 – July 16, 2021.

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Students News

Spring Convocation: Meet the class of 2021

June 7, 2021 — 
These students have shown resiliency and strength, and are positioned to shape our world like no class before them


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