Bryan Schwartz News Archive
August 23, 2023 —
The Executive Editors of the Manitoba Law Journal, Dr. Bryan P. Schwartz and Dr. Darcy L. MacPherson are pleased to announce the August release of a special issue on Canada’s Emergencies Act: Beyond the Rouleau Report (Volume 46, Issue 1).
June 22, 2023 —
Professors Bryan Schwartz and Darcy MacPherson, Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Manitoba Law Journal, are pleased to announce the completion of Volume 45 of Canada's most prolific law journal with the assistance of its third grant in a row over the past ten years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) Aid to Scholarly Journals program.
March 24, 2023 —
Once upon a time there was a law professor who was beloved by students, colleagues and Faculty of Law alumni alike. His name was Matthew Bernard Nepon, and he was a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, class of 1967. Everyone called him “Butch.” He never had children, but for the past two decades, law students at his alma mater have continued to benefit from his legacy, whether they knew it or not. Now that family members who remember their ‘Uncle Butch’ are getting older, they thought it important to share the story of the extraordinary man behind the Butch Nepon Memorial Bursary.
May 11, 2022 —
A course introducing law students to the oral history of Indigenous peoples in relation to legal systems has now been made a part of the permanent curriculum at Robson Hall. Materials used throughout the course have been compiled into a single volume and published as a comprehensive resource for the use of educators, scholars and students. An Indigenous Oral History Reader, edited by Dr. Bryan Schwartz, with assistance from several credited student editors was published March 18, 2022 and is available online through the University of Alberta Libraries and on a not-for-profit basis at amazon.ca.
May 28, 2021 —
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, Asper Professor of International Business and Trade Law, is pleased to announce the release of his new co-authored book Cybersecurity and Canadian Law Firms. The volume has been published under the auspices of the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law.
October 8, 2020 —
The Manitoba Law Journal has been very busy lately. Despite delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the staff of the Manitoba Law Journal (both Faculty and student editors) have been able to complete Volume 42 of the MLJ. Volume 43 will be fully available before the end of 2020. Each will consist of 5 issues and more than 40 pieces when released.
May 13, 2020 —
In 1914, the same year the world went to war, the Manitoba Law School was established by forward-thinking, concerned advocates in H.A. Robson and E.K. Williams who made the education of future lawyers their top priority. Since then, the Faculty of Law has continued to build on this rich tradition. In the face of adverse events like today's pandemic, this faculty community has always found a way to carry on.
March 10, 2020 —
The following notes are from A Eulogy for Art Braid given by Dr. Bryan Schwartz, St. John’s Cathedral in Winnipeg, March 6, 2020.
March 6, 2020 —
It was with great sadness, that the Dean’s Office at Robson Hall, Faculty of Law learned last week of the passing of E. Arthur Braid CM, QC, LL.B. (Manitoba)1960, LL.M. (London)1967. He was a law professor at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law from 1964-2000, served as Dean of Law from 1994-1999, and was a Senior Scholar up until the time of his passing on February 27, 2020.
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.