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Left to Right: Marc Kruse, Director of Legal Learning and Services, Yvan Laroque, Clinical Instructor, Dominique Gibson (3L), Melinda Moch (3L), Sarah Shuttleworth (1L), Nadine Plourde (2L), Carlie Kane (3L), Mary-Charlet Lathlin (2L), Assistant Professor Daniel Diamond, Shelby Sinclair (3L), Zackery Anderson (2L), Assistant Professor Leo Baskatawang.

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UM Faculty of Law representatives show leadership at IBA

October 23, 2023 — 
Representatives from Robson Hall’s faculty and student bodies made some impressions on attendees of the 35th annual Indigenous Bar Association conference hosted by the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, held at the Casino Rama Resort, Ontario, October 12 – 14, 2023.

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University of Manitoba at the 2023 Kawaskimhon Moot (left to right): Assistant Professor Daniel Diamond (coach), Brayden Gray, Carleena Cavallo, Heather Alexander, Indigenous Legal Studies Coordinator Marc Kruse (coach), and Adam Kowal.

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Moot Report 2023: More than words, Kawaskimhon offers real-world practice of collaborative principles

April 11, 2023 — 
University of Manitoba law students travelled to the University of Victoria to take part in the 2023 Kawaskimhon Moot held March 10 – 11. Third-year students Adam Kowal, Brayden Gray, Heather Alexander, and Carleena Cavallo were coached by Assistant Professor Daniel Diamond, and Indigenous Legal Studies Coordinator Marc Kruse [JD/2015]. The students returned with profound learning experiences from having had the opportunity to put the collaborative principles of the Indigenous moot into practice.

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Combined images of Reclaiming Anishnaabe Law book cover and law professor Leo Baskatawang

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Reclaiming Anishinaabe Law

March 7, 2023 — 
The publication of a first book is a rite of passage for many academics but making it accessible to the general public is a very generous and sincere way to share knowledge. Dr. Leo Baskatawang will meet that milestone of his academic career when the University of Manitoba Press releases his book Reclaiming Anishinaabe Law: Kinamaadiwin Inaakonigewin and the Treaty Right to Education on March 31, 2023.

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Robson Hall exterior Fall 2019

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UM makes Indigenous Law course mandatory for all law students, and offers new concentrations this fall

December 9, 2022 — 
A course in Indigenous law will be mandatory for all law students starting next year, and students will also have the opportunity to focus their studies in one of three new concentrations including Private Enterprise and the Law, Law and Society, and Criminal Law and Justice, in addition to the existing concentration in Access to Justice in French. Graduate law students will also see changes to the Master of Laws program including now having the opportunity to take clinical experience electives.

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