Faculty of Law News Archive
July 16, 2021 —
Published by Thomson Reuters, the internationally respected niche peer-reviewed law journal, Banking & Finance Law Review has of late been edited by the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law’s new Associate Dean (Juris Doctor program) Virginia Torrie, with help from a growing number of law students diligently working out of a virtual Robson Hall. Joined by students from several other law schools it is a truly collaborative experience.
July 12, 2021 —
In a half-century law career that has had him defend embezzlers and fraud artists, accused killers and everyone in between, Hymie Weinstein has amassed enough stories to fill a very heavy book.
June 29, 2021 —
The newly appointed Dean of Law, Dr. Richard Jochelson, welcomes to the “Dean Team” at the Faculty of Law, Associate Dean, Dr. Virginia Torrie. Dr. Donn Short continues as Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies until June 30, 2024. Dr. Torrie’s term begins July 1, 2021 lasting until June 30, 2026.
June 28, 2021 —
UM pleased to announce appointments in the faculties of Science, Education, Law and Architecture
June 9, 2021 —
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law alumna Anjali Sandhu [JD/2020] was known at Robson Hall for maintaining a busy schedule both on stage and in the classroom throughout her law school career. Now an associate lawyer at MLT Aikins’ Winnipeg office called to the bar this spring, she was selected to pitch a screenplay - originally written as a law school assignment - to the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices initiative at the Banff World Media Festival happening (virtually this year) June 14 – July 16, 2021.
June 7, 2021 —
Honouring the 2021 graduating class of students from all three programs housed at the Faculty of Law
June 1, 2021 —
Sitting in a sun-dappled, ninth-floor corner boardroom of his downtown Winnipeg law offices, Gordon Pullan hoists up his necktie for a curious visitor to examine. "I don’t come dressed like this every day," Pullan declares with an impish grin. "But my daughter Heather told me I had to dress like a lawyer today." Dressing like a lawyer is something Pullan knows more than a little bit about — he’s been doing it almost every day for the past seven decades.
May 31, 2021 —
The new David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is a $6,000 scholarship that will be awarded annually to a Black undergraduate student enrolled full time in the juris doctor degree program.
May 28, 2021 —
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, Asper Professor of International Business and Trade Law, is pleased to announce the release of his new co-authored book Cybersecurity and Canadian Law Firms. The volume has been published under the auspices of the Asper Review of International Business and Trade Law.
May 28, 2021 —
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Bruce Curran on winning The Law of Work Best Paper Prize at the Canadian Industrial Relations Associations conference which ran online May 26-28 this week. Dr. Curran presented the paper Thursday morning, May 27, and was presented with the award at a virtual ceremony that evening.