Faculty of Law News Archive
March 19, 2020 —
'If we want to increase certainty and promote peaceful relations, protecting the rights of Indigenous peoples must be the basis for this renewed relationship'
February 13, 2020 —
Any grad student who has tried to explain their thesis to someone at a party will likely risk glazed eyes and a polite “excuse me,” after about five minutes. The idea of getting months and sometimes years of research across in only three minutes, is daunting. Kevin Sharma will bravely attempt this feat when he represents the Faculty of Law in the upcoming 3MT heats on February 27th.
February 12, 2020 —
“I predict that when this box is opened the world will have survived a large scale nuclear war,” began University of Manitoba law professor Dale Gibson, in his letter to the future in September, 1969. Fifty-years later, the Faculty's Dean is a recognized expert on Nuclear law.
January 8, 2020 —
Be sure to tune in to the Season Three premiere of CBC’s legal drama, Burden of Truth at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8th to catch Winnipeg actor, writer and comedian - third-year law student - Anjali Sandhu in a supporting role. Episodes of the show will also be made available on CBC Gem.
December 13, 2019 —
Speaking My Truth is a three-part series that explores the personal toll of racism. CBC's Creator Network commissioned three Winnipeg activists to write a personal essay, poem or story about an experience with racism.
December 13, 2019 —
Professor Lorna Turnbull was a guest on CBC’s Up To Speed last Friday, as part of CBC’s Harvesting Hope, an annual radiothon fundraiser for Winnipeg Harvest. A professor of tax law at Robson Hall, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, Turnbull spoke with host Ismaila Alfa about the work she had done last spring with her Tax law students as part of Winnipeg Harvest’s annual volunteer tax filing service.
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.
November 29, 2019 —
On November 21st University of Manitoba Chancellor Anne Mahon and therapist/former gang member Matt Willan, spoke to law students on the realities of gang life and the rehabilitation of former gang members.
November 22, 2019 —
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, who holds the Asper Chair of International Business and Trade Law at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, has updated and improved his Specific Claims website.
November 12, 2019 —
On September 18th, 2019, almost 50 years to the day after Robson Hall, the Faculty of Law building on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus was officially opened, nearly 150 alumni, faculty members, students and staff gathered to mark the occasion.