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Dr. Kjell Anderson teaching a class

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Faculty of Law professor SSHRC grants to support significant Human Rights projects

June 24, 2022 — 
Dr. Kjell Anderson, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Master of Human Rights program, was a successful co-applicant on two significant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): one Partnership Grant, and one New Frontiers in Research grant.

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Setting Precedents: Three law students receive 2022 Emerging Leader Awards

June 24, 2022 — 
No less than three law students have been named recipients of the University of Manitoba’s 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. These remarkable students include Class of 2022’s Michael Badejo, President of the Manitoba Law Students’ Association (2021-2022), Shawn Singh, an active member of the MLSA and participant in the Presidents’ Student Leadership Program cohort (2021), and Class of 2023’s Adam Kowal, who served as co-president of the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students’ Association during his second year of law.

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Headshot of graduate student Danielle Million in the Master of Human Rights program

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Second cohort of Master of Human Rights program graduates

June 22, 2022 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates the Master of Human Rights graduating class of 2022. Celebrating the conclusion of their program at a gala event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights on June 10th, the twelve members of the third cohort of graduates from this unique interdisciplinary program said farewell to Robson Hall and set off to pursue careers in Human Rights advocacy. We asked a number of these incredible students to share their experiences taking this degree.

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Law students surrounding a Tipi with Robson Hall in the background

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Faculty of Law co-hosts SSHRC-funded Indigenous E-Conference with Lakehead, UNB

June 17, 2022 — 
On July 7, 2022, Robson Hall’s Common Room will be the site of a SSHRC-funded in-person and online workshop focussed on identifying ways to end the phenomenon of police killing Indigenous people in need of assistance.

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Headshots of Dr Gerald Heckman and Elizabeth McCandless

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Faculty of Law recognizes teaching excellence

June 10, 2022 — 
Associate Professor Gerald Heckman and Practicing Professional Instructor Elizabeth McCandless were recognized on Friday, June 3rd for excellence in teaching the next generation of lawyers at Robson Hall.

headshots of four law students graduating class of 2022

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Faculty of Law Class of 2022

June 6, 2022 — 
Four members of this remarkable group of future lawyers joined us in conversation to reflect on their chosen career paths and law school experiences

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Students News

Spring Convocation: Introducing the class of 2022

June 3, 2022 — 
Read about some of the inspiring students who will graduate June 7-10

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Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

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Peter Nickerson

Elite researchers recognized with Rh Awards

May 27, 2022 — 
Eight UM faculty members to receive Rh Awards, recognizing excellence in research, scholarly work and creative activities

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Meet Amar Khoday, 2021 Rh Award Winner in the Humanities category

May 27, 2022 — 
Amar Khoday studies the connections between resistance and the law

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