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Faculty of Law

A match made in law: Wedding gift to students establishes new Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law

July 25, 2022 — 
Thinking outside the (gift) box, law professor Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz and her fiancé, family lawyer Elliott Goszer are giving, rather than receiving, a wedding gift to benefit law students at their alma mater, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. The Schulz/Goszer Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law will be given annually to a University of Manitoba law student who writes the best Alternative Dispute Resolution-themed paper in an upper year family law course, or the best family law-themed paper in an upper year dispute resolution course.

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UM alumni among Honour 150 recipients

April 21, 2021 — 
Many UM alumni are recipients of Honour 150, which recognizes people who stand out for their role in making Manitoba such an amazing province


Donor Relations

Alumnus creates scholarship for Black law students

February 2, 2021 — 
The David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is the first scholarship of its kind at UM

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Manitoba Law Journal Volume 42 Issues 5 and 2

Faculty of Law

Manitoba Law Journal Offers Top-Flight Content

October 8, 2020 — 
The Manitoba Law Journal has been very busy lately.  Despite delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the staff of the Manitoba Law Journal (both Faculty and student editors) have been able to complete Volume 42 of the MLJ.  Volume 43 will be fully available before the end of 2020. Each will consist of 5 issues and more than 40 pieces when released.

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Thanks to a donor's generosity, a number of Master of Human Rights students were able to attend the CMHR's 5th Anniversary Gala.

Faculty of Law

Donors’ gifts offer unusual opportunity to law and human rights students

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.

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Molly Smyth at Guggenheim in Bilbao

New award from Canadian business icons helping students succeed around the globe

June 19, 2018 — 
The Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation has announced a $1 million investment

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Faculty of Law

Celebrating Student Achievement

October 5, 2017 — 
Every year the Faculty of Law celebrates student achievement with a formal gathering and reception held at Robson Hall. In keeping with this tradition, Drs. James and Sandra Pitblado visit Robson Hall to present Pitblado scholarships in person to the Dean's Honour Roll students, consisting of the top 10% of students.


Faculty of Law

This is my final day as Dean

June 30, 2016 — 
Read a memo from Dean Lorna Turnbull to the Robson Hall community on the eve of her departure from the role of Dean, Robson Hall, Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. Professor Turnbull will resume a faculty position as of July 1, 2016, and Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch will assume the role of dean.

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Faculty of Law

Moots let law students practice their skills

March 24, 2016 — 
Robson Hall had another rewarding mooting season this year. Thirty-one students participated in a number of events involving a variety of dispute resolution approaches in many different areas of private and public law.

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Western Moot 2015 - MacIntyre (Western) Cup | February 6-7, 2015 | Left to right: The Honourable Justice Richard Saull, Zachary Courtemanche, Anthony Foderaro and Judy Kliewer

Faculty of Law

Lawyering competitions: negotiators and court room advocates

March 31, 2015 — 
Robson Hall, Faculty of Law has had a particularly exciting mooting season this year

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