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Cover art: “Grandfather Teaching” from the Homage to Grandfather series by Daphne Odjig, used with permission.

Faculty of Law

An Indigenous Oral History Reader moves law student training towards reconciliation

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.

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A number of books piled on top of each other.

Faculty of Law

Asper Review publishes essential guide to cybersecurity

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.

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Manitoba Law Journal Volume 42 Issues 5 and 2

Faculty of Law

Manitoba Law Journal Offers Top-Flight Content

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.

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Enduring throughout adversity

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.

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Faculty of Law

Always a true friend: A colleague remembers Art Braid, C.M., Q.C.

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.

Professor Art Braid, C.M., Q.C. (front) at the 2019 Law Faculty Homecoming with Robson Hall's current and former deans L-R: Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch, Trevor Anderson, Jack London C.M., Q.C., and Harvey Secter

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law mourns late professor and Dean, Art Braid, C.M., Q.C.

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.

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Faculty of Law

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.

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Faculty of Law

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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Strikers try to overturn a streetcar in 1919 in the Winnipeg General Strike in front of the old city hall building on Main Street. // L.B. Foote collection/Archives of Manitoba

Faculty of Law

Manitoba Law School co-founder ‘A labour jurist ahead of his time’

November 12, 2019 — 
One hundred years ago, H.A. Robson tabled the 1919 General Strike Royal Commission Report, making recommendations to improve conditions for workers

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Faculty of Law

LL.M. students graduating from Robson Hall this fall

October 16, 2019 — 
Robson Hall Faculty of Law congratulates those Master of Laws students graduating this October

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