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The Asper Foundation Awards Annual Funding to University of Manitoba International Law Program

January 14, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that its locally founded international law program – celebrating its tenth anniversary and one of Canada’s largest international programs - will now be supported annually by The Asper Foundation which is located in Winnipeg, Canada.

Winnipeg actor and law student, Anjali Sandhu (right) at the law courts building for a moot court competition with classmate Lauren Yusim (left).

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Going to court both onscreen and off

January 8, 2020 — 
Be sure to tune in to the Season Three premiere of CBC’s legal drama, Burden of Truth at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8th to catch Winnipeg actor, writer and comedian - third-year law student - Anjali Sandhu in a supporting role. Episodes of the show will also be made available on CBC Gem.

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CBC: ‘If I Could Go Back’

December 16, 2019 — 
If Anjali Sandhu could go back in time, she'd have snappy comebacks for mean girls.

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CBC: ‘The only black girl in too many rooms’

December 13, 2019 — 
Speaking My Truth is a three-part series that explores the personal toll of racism. CBC's Creator Network commissioned three Winnipeg activists to write a personal essay, poem or story about an experience with racism.

Dr. Lorna Turnbull spoke with Up To Speed's Ismaila Alfa at CBC's Harvesting Hope radiothon.

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Talking Taxes on CBC’s Harvesting Hope

December 13, 2019 — 
Professor Lorna Turnbull was a guest on CBC’s Up To Speed last Friday, as part of CBC’s Harvesting Hope, an annual radiothon fundraiser for Winnipeg Harvest. A professor of tax law at Robson Hall, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, Turnbull spoke with host Ismaila Alfa about the work she had done last spring with her Tax law students as part of Winnipeg Harvest’s annual volunteer tax filing service.

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Books, Books, and more Books!

December 3, 2019 — 
Law Faculty professors have been busy writing books about their research in unprecedented amounts this year.

Thanks to a donor's generosity, a number of Master of Human Rights students were able to attend the CMHR's 5th Anniversary Gala.

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Donors’ gifts offer unusual opportunity to law and human rights students

November 30, 2019 — 
Philanthropy comes in different forms besides scholarships and bursaries, as a number of Juris Doctor and Master of Human Rights students recently experienced.

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Matt Willan and Chancellor Anne Mahon discuss factors that lead individuals to gangs.

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Learning from the source, teaching from experience

November 29, 2019 — 
On November 21st University of Manitoba Chancellor Anne Mahon and therapist/former gang member Matt Willan, spoke to law students on the realities of gang life and the rehabilitation of former gang members.

Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady announced as 2020 IDEA recipient

November 27, 2019 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at UM have announced that Dr. Ernest Rady is the recipient of the 2020 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

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Too Many Land Claims Documents? Not a Problem.

November 22, 2019 — 
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, who holds the Asper Chair of International Business and Trade Law at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, has updated and improved his Specific Claims website.

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