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Dr. Kjell Anderson teaching a class

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law professor SSHRC grants to support significant Human Rights projects

June 24, 2022 — 
Dr. Kjell Anderson, assistant professor in the Faculty of Law and Director of the Master of Human Rights program, was a successful co-applicant on two significant Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): one Partnership Grant, and one New Frontiers in Research grant.

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Centre for Human Rights Research

May 17, 2022 — 
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new direction

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Faculty of Science

2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference

January 27, 2022 — 
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. 

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Dr. Carol Liao, Peter A. Allard School of Law

Faculty of Law

Provoking thought

October 29, 2021 — 
Faculty of Law’s Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series launches new season with lively discussion

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Author photos of professors David Ireland and Richard Jochelson next to the cover of their new book Law and Disability in Canada

Faculty of Law

Law professors engage in cross-Canada collaboration on Law and Disability Case Book

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.

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MHR Student Bobbie Whiteman

Faculty of Law

An education with impact

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.

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Faculty of Law

Forms of Address for Parties and Pronouns Usage in Manitoba Courts

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.

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At the Forks: Where Indigenous and Human Rights Meet

August 9, 2021 — 
New online platform to foster a dialogue surrounding Indigenous rights and human rights on the prairies and northwestern Ontario

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Photo of law student Daphne Comegan at her family home in Treaty 3 territory.

Faculty of Law

Celebrating Faculty of Law Class of 2021 Graduates

June 7, 2021 — 
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law

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Faculty of Law

Canadian Journal of Human Rights releases new volume

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.

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