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Robson Hall to offer bilingual legal training

June 6, 2019 — 
Access to Justice program to train Manitoba law students in both official languages


Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians are recipients of honorary degrees at U of M’s 140th Spring Convocation

May 31, 2019 — 
Each year, the U of M bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancements

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Keynote Speaker Anishnaabe Elder Fred Kelly, speaks to Winnipeg High School Students at the CCLA Borovoy Conference.

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association and law students teach Manitoba high schoolers, community members about civil rights

May 28, 2019 — 
Robson Hall’s law students have been increasing outreach to high school students to encourage them to learn about their civil rights and the Canadian legal system.

Image from Archives of Manitoba showing some of the Winnipeg Strike Committee.

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Fighting for change: Alumni in the Winnipeg General Strike

May 21, 2019 — 
Reflecting on the vital contributions of early defenders of labour rights on the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike

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The cast of the 2019 Lawyers Play is made up of members of Winnipeg's legal community.

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Law alumni, students, contribute to charity in remarkable way

May 16, 2019 — 
When Gail Asper stepped onstage in the role of Donna, an aging hippie whose daughter Sophie is determined to identify her real father through the music of ABBA, the audience roared, whistled and cheered.

Tracy Schmidt (centre) chose her K-12 teacher Jeff Kula and her law professor Lorna Turnbull (on each side) as teachers that most made an impact on her education. Associate Dean (J.D. Program) Bruce Curran joins them on the Faculty of Law's behalf (far right).

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Congratulations to Professor Turnbull

May 15, 2019 — 
This year, graduating law student Tracy Schmidt was selected as the Faculty of Law’s exceptional student, and she chose to recognize Professor Lorna Turnbull as the post-secondary teacher who most inspired her.

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Faculty of Law Hosts Nuclear Roundtable

May 10, 2019 — 
Externship opportunity gives Manitoba students voice in international forum: “This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and one that we will never forget.”

2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients (l-r) Lindy Norris, Marcia Nozick, Romel Dhalla, Gemma Dalayoan, Dr. Hersh Shefrin

2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence

May 8, 2019 — 
On May 8, 2019, at the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards, five new recipients were welcomed

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Commitment to Community Service Recognized

May 3, 2019 — 
This April, Law Professor Shauna Labman was surprised and pleased to learn that a volunteer group started by some of her students three years ago had been nominated as “Volunteer of Outstanding Merit in the Province of Manitoba” for the Premier’s Volunteer Service Award.

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Having the Time of their Lives

April 12, 2019 — 
Mamma Mia, how do they do it? Right after exams and right about when they begin articling, three busy law students will be taking part in the 2019 Lawyers Play. Casted entirely of members of the Manitoba Bar Association (from judges to lawyers to law students) the annual play is one of the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre’s largest fundraisers, that has occurred every year since 1990 and has since raised over $1,090,000 for the RMTC.

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