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Faculty of Law

Newfoundland & Labrador Saltwire COMMENTARY: Final farewells deserve Charter protection

August 12, 2022 — 
There has been no shortage of discourse surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on Canadians’ Charter rights. One such discussion happened because of a 2020 Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador decision, Taylor vs. Newfoundland and Labrador.

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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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Faculty of Law

Close-knit Class of 1980 creates bursary for Indigenous law students

July 15, 2022 — 
Thanks to the efforts of a close-knit group of Faculty of Law alumni, Indigenous law students at Robson Hall will have access to another source of much-needed bursary funds, starting in the fall of 2023.

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law Class of 2022

June 6, 2022 — 
Four members of this remarkable group of future lawyers joined us in conversation to reflect on their chosen career paths and law school experiences

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Law Makers program connects Indigenous high school and UM students

April 5, 2022 — 
New Law Makers program combines social justice education with mentorship

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Faculty of Law

Robson Hall student spaces to receive major upgrades

March 23, 2022 — 
The Manitoba Law Students Association and the Faculty of Law are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to use Law Student Endowment Funds to enhance student-facing spaces in Robson Hall.

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Faculty of Law

Laskin Moot brings French and English legal community together

March 18, 2022 — 
It takes a village to train a moot team, as Associate Professor Gerald Heckman pointed out after completing another year as Laskin Moot Faculty Advisor. “Acting as a faculty advisor for a competitive appellate moot is probably one of the most rewarding teaching opportunities at Robson Hall,” he said, after the national bilingual appellate moot in Constitutional and Administrative Law wrapped up February 25 – 26. This year’s Laskin took place by videoconference.

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Celebrating an innovative partnership between Mastercard Foundation and UM

February 8, 2022 — 
New collaboration will transform Indigenous education now and into the future

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Administrative law experts Gerald Heckman and Gerard Kennedy discuss Supreme Court trilogy Vavilov with Runnymede Society director, Mark Mancini in front of law students and professors at Robson Hall.

Faculty of Law

Anticipating adventures in administrative law

February 7, 2020 — 
On January 22, 2020, the Runnymede Society, a national student-led organization dedicated to exploring the ideas and ideals of constitutionalism, liberty, and the rule of law, hosted administrative law experts Dr. Gerald Heckman and Dr. Gerard Kennedy at Robson Hall for a discussion on recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions in the Vavilov Trilogy.

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