Karen Busby News Archive
January 11, 2023 —
The Office of the Dean of Law extends congratulations to Professor Karen Busby, who was recognized by the Manitoba Bar Association as the 2022 recipient of the Isabel Ross (MacLean) Hunt Award for her contributions as an excellent role model for women lawyers in Manitoba.
October 1, 2021 —
The Faculty of Law was pleased to host a virtual version of Homecoming 2021 on Thursday, September 23, with over 100 guests in attendance on the Zoom call. This year the Faculty celebrated Professor Emeritus Cameron Harvey’s 55th year of teaching, and Professor Karen Busby’s last year of teaching along with her legacy of Human Rights research.
January 15, 2021 —
In early December, several legal dramas unfolded in provincial courtrooms across Canada, generating public debate regarding citizens’ constitutional rights and public health policies intended to help curb the pandemic. Thanks to the initiative of Acting Dean David Asper, Q.C., University of Manitoba Constitutional Law professor Karen Busby and about 15 law students sat in on a virtual court hearing before Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Glenn Joyal on Saturday, Dec 5th, 2020.
November 23, 2020 —
Your rights may have been violated. But. Finding a rights violation is only the first step in a charter analysis. Law prof explains.
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.
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.
December 3, 2019 —
Law Faculty professors have been busy writing books about their research in unprecedented amounts this year.
November 5, 2019 —
Setting precedents in more than case law, the Supreme Court of Canada held its first hearings outside of Ottawa for the first time in its history this fall, as part of ongoing efforts to make the court more open and accessible.
August 8, 2019 —
Professors at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law have been active on research teams this year, working to improve the Canadian Justice System. Among the recently-announced Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grants (2018-19), four of Robson Hall’s faculty members were co-applicants on successful projects.
November 8, 2018 —
"My law degree at Robson Hall was pivotal in pursuing an academic career in human rights and gender equality," says Meghan Campbell [LLB/08]