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Residence available at St John’s college for students needing accommodation

September 19, 2023 — 
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.

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Access to Justice in French concentration law students toured St. Boniface and met with program partners as part of their orientation

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Getting oriented in French

September 15, 2023 — 
Last week, on September 8, we welcomed our new Access to Justice in French Concentration (A2JF) students to their law studies with a tour of St. Boniface. After lunch at The Forks, we visited several of our program partners.

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Lady Justice stained glass window from law building

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Faculty of Law alumni and legal educators honoured by Orders in Council

September 15, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law proudly congratulates members of its alumni and teaching communities who were recognized by August 29th Orders in Council issued by the Manitoba Government.


Law student Lou Lamari (3L) competes for the title of “Winnipeg’s Funniest Person with a Day Job” at Rumor’s Comedy Club.

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Funny Business

September 15, 2023 — 
Third-year law student Lou Lamari can respond to the question, “So, what did you do this summer?” with an extraordinary answer. Rather than working at a firm and being serious in a suit, Lamari ran an environmentally friendly, vintage clothing small business, volunteered as a camp counsellor at Camp Aurora for queer and trans youth, and made it to the semi-finals of Rumor’s Comedy Club’s “Funniest Person with a Day Job” contest.

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What action on Indigenous law could mean for everyone

September 13, 2023 — 
Inaugural interdisciplinary conference open to community

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justice statue against blue sky

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Court Clerks from Manitoba Wanted

August 28, 2023 — 
Obtaining clerkships after graduation has been rare for UM Law students recently, but the Federal Courts and Career Development staff at Robson Hall hope more Manitoba students will take note of the invaluable opportunity and apply.

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A series of versions of Canadian Flags illustrating the cover of the Manitoba Law Journal Volume 46 Issue 1, designed by Lily Deardorff.

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Manitoba Law Journal publishes special issue on Canada’s Emergencies Act

August 23, 2023 — 
The Executive Editors of the Manitoba Law Journal, Dr. Bryan P. Schwartz and Dr. Darcy L. MacPherson are pleased to announce the August release of a special issue on Canada’s Emergencies Act: Beyond the Rouleau Report (Volume 46, Issue 1).

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Law space reimagined: Transforming legal learning

August 20, 2023 — 
From transforming a simple storage to transforming the way students learn at UM Faculty of Law's Robson Hall.

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Hardeep Suri Jordan Donich headshots

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Staying connected leads to a chance to help out

August 3, 2023 — 
Hard work and hope that his actions could contribute toward bettering his community were factors that motivated Hardeep Suri [JD/2023] to apply for the Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship in November, 2021. That small step in applying and then keeping in contact with the Scholarship’s donor and Donich Law firm principal Jordan Donich, led to an opportunity to help develop an online research assistant designed to improve access to justice.

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Business Law Clinic Students Support APTN’s Application to CRTC for Increased Indigenous Language Programming

August 3, 2023 — 
On July 26, law students from the Faculty of Law’s L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic submitted a six-page letter supporting the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network's (APTN) application to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to increase Indigenous Language Programming by approximately 163% and consolidate their current four channels into two (one in English/French and the other for Indigenous language programming).

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