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Law Professor Karen Busby

Faculty of Law

A Legacy of Human Rights Research

June 15, 2020 — 
When the Canadian Museum for Human Rights broke ground in 2009, Prof. Karen Busby was tasked with helping make the University of Manitoba a top choice for students and scholars of human rights. She agreed to spend six months consulting across campuses to come up with a plan. Eleven years later, Busby is stepping down as founding director of the university’s Centre for Human Rights Research, formally established in 2012.

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Faculty of Law

Achieving fairness: Law Professor co-authors guide to campus sexual violence complaints

June 12, 2020 — 
Robson Hall Faculty of Law Professor Karen Busby recently published Achieving Fairness: A Guide to Campus Sexual Violence Complaints (Thomson Reuters/Carswell 2020) together with co-author Joanna Birenbaum, a litigator with Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP in Toronto.

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Thanks to a donor's generosity, a number of Master of Human Rights students were able to attend the CMHR's 5th Anniversary Gala.

Faculty of Law

Donors’ gifts offer unusual opportunity to law and human rights students

November 30, 2019 — 
Philanthropy comes in different forms besides scholarships and bursaries, as a number of Juris Doctor and Master of Human Rights students recently experienced.

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Road to Kitgum, Uganda

Faculty of Law

Advocating for Justice and Reparations in Uganda

October 17, 2019 — 
Escaping with their surviving children from forced marriages to Lord’s Resistance Army commanders was not the end of the ordeal for Grace Acan and Evelyn Amony.

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Faculty of Law

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples forum comes to Faculty of Law

December 6, 2018 — 
A decade after the United Nations adopted its innovative Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, scholars, policy makers and advocates will gather at the U of M to share research on how the declaration is being put into practice around the world.


The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award ceremony was held at Robson Hall on Thurs. Oct. 11, 2018. L-R: Dr. Robert Falcon Ouellette, M.P., Dr. Adbo El Tassi, Dr. K. Dakshinamurti, President, Gandhi Centre, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Mr. Terry Duguid, M.P., Dr. Pawan Singal.

Faculty of Law

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award 2018 Ceremony at Robson Hall

October 12, 2018 — 
Child welfare activist Dr. Cindy Blackstock received the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award of 2018

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