Centre for Human Rights Research News Archive
October 29, 2021 —
Faculty of Law’s Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series launches new season with lively discussion
October 21, 2021 —
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law professors frequently collaborate with scholars from other disciplines at other academic institutions, and this trend continues with the latest publication bearing the names of prolific legal researchers, Assistant Professor David Ireland and Professor Richard Jochelson, Dean of Law. Law and Disability in Canada: Cases and Materials is a comprehensive overview of – precisely what the title states. Ireland and Jochelson worked with four other academics and experts in the field, to develop this book which looks at the interactions of persons with disabilities with the law.
October 18, 2021 —
Roberta (Bobbie) Whiteman had already worked in the child welfare sector for at least 10 years when she first learned about the new Master of Human Rights (MHR) program being offered at the University of Manitoba. On October 18, she graduates as a member of the inaugural Master of Human Rights program class her thesis already demonstrating potential to impact the work she does in changing lives.
October 1, 2021 —
The Court has always provided direction on how parties engage with the justice system. Lawyers are told how to dress, where to stand, how to address their colleagues as well as Judges and courtroom staff. Law students engaged in experiential learning this year will find that the Courts are now asking people for the correct language to use when addressing parties in the courtroom.
August 9, 2021 —
New online platform to foster a dialogue surrounding Indigenous rights and human rights on the prairies and northwestern Ontario
June 7, 2021 —
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law
May 19, 2021 —
The Canadian Journal of Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Policy, edited by Professor Donn Short with the help of law student editors, has just published Volume 9, Number 1, now available online.
April 16, 2021 —
All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.
March 22, 2021 —
On World Water Day, what does water mean to you?
Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed: Gunn and Neve: Canada mustn’t wait any longer to implement the UN declaration on Indigenous rights
March 11, 2021 —
Bringing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to life in Canada has been a long time coming. Close to four decades in fact, a staggeringly long time for such a crucial human rights concern.