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Faculty of Law

Talented, dedicated faculty members earn 2017 Merit Awards

June 12, 2018 — 
Three professors at Robson Hall Faculty of Law have received prestigious recognition for their work after being named winners of the 2017 UM/UMFA Merit Awards. In the Humanities and Social Sciences section, Dr. Bruce Curran and Dr. Virginia Torrie received Merit Awards in the category of Teaching. Dr. Donn Short won a Merit Award in the combined category of Research, Teaching & Service. This is Dr. Short’s fourth university award.

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Faculty of Law

Law Students willingly work overtime to present at Accessing Justice

April 27, 2018 — 
A total of nine students and three professors from the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law will take part in the annual conference on Accessing Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Access, Justice, Law and Order hosted at the University of Winnipeg by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (CIJS), May 9 – 11, 2018. This is the most number of representatives from Robson Hall taking part in the conference’s eight-year history.

Associate Dean (JD program) Lisa Fainstein and Student Advisor Rosa Muller work with Law Students to organize Robson Hall Faculty of Law's annual Wellness Days.

Faculty of Law

Taking Care of Hearts and Minds

April 5, 2018 — 
The study of Law is an intellectually challenging and life-consuming endeavour, but mental health is not something lawyers have traditionally been willing to discuss openly. An in-depth CBC report from 2016 examined research that found lawyers are at higher risk of mental health issues and addictions than the general populace. In the fall of 2017, Ontario law schools started initiatives to address law students’ stress and anxiety.

Law Professors lend musical talents to a good cause at the Manitoba Law Students' Association's annual Coffee House.

Faculty of Law

Law Students and Faculty share hidden talents for a good cause

March 15, 2018 — 
Each year, the Manitoba Law Student’s Association (MLSA) Social Committee organizes a fun “Coffee House” and invites Law Students and Faculty to come show off their talents. Donations are collected at the door and proceeds go to a charity determined by the MLSA’s Community Outreach Committee. This year, held on March 4th, the Coffee House raised approximately $300.00 for the Elizabeth Fry Society.

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Faculty of Law

Legal Research off to a Strong Start in 2018

January 11, 2018 — 
Members of Robson Hall's faculty are off to a strong start in 2018 with several having their research published and cited in notable places. 

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Faculty of Law

Inaugural Canadian Negotiation Competition

March 21, 2017 — 
On March 3rd and 4th, twenty-four students from law schools across Canada gathered at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, for the Inaugural Canadian Negotiation Competition.

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