Law News Archive
June 21, 2019 —
In May, Dr. Jonathan Black-Branch, Robson Hall's Dean of Law at the University of Manitoba, shared his expertise on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament Law at the United Nations in New York.
June 18, 2019 —
Dr. Virginia Torrie is already known for her enthusiasm in the classroom for Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law, which many students have found surprisingly interesting. It is no wonder that Torrie has already won two teaching awards since starting her position as an assistant law professor at Robson Hall in 2015, including the Law Faculty’s Barney Sneiderman Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017 and a University of Manitoba 2017 Merit Award for Teaching last June.
June 7, 2019 —
This week, the provincial government made Queen’s Counsel appointments to 15 Manitoba lawyers. Eleven of the 15 are graduates of Robson Hall, Faculty of Law, and many devote their time, skills and energy to helping law students in various ways.
June 6, 2019 —
Graduating law student Danielle Morrison, has already established an exciting career of advocating for others, all before her convocation day.
Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians are recipients of honorary degrees at U of M’s 140th Spring Convocation
May 31, 2019 —
Each year, the U of M bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancements
May 15, 2019 —
This year, graduating law student Tracy Schmidt was selected as the Faculty of Law’s exceptional student, and she chose to recognize Professor Lorna Turnbull as the post-secondary teacher who most inspired her.
May 8, 2019 —
On May 8, 2019, at the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards, five new recipients were welcomed
May 3, 2019 —
This April, Law Professor Shauna Labman was surprised and pleased to learn that a volunteer group started by some of her students three years ago had been nominated as “Volunteer of Outstanding Merit in the Province of Manitoba” for the Premier’s Volunteer Service Award.
March 8, 2019 —
One of the most important lessons of the year for law students came from prominent Ontario lawyer Orlando Da Silva, who visited Robson Hall on March 1st, 2019. Having struggled with depression from a very young age, Da Silva, a former President of the Ontario Bar Association currently working at the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario, has been on a cross-Canada tour to talk to law students about the importance of talking about – and fighting the stigma of mental health.