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Farming as a political act

March 9, 2020 — 
Later this year, the Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice will be appointed to join other educators within the UM Master of Human Rights program at the Faculty of Law

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Robson Hall welcomes Kawaskimhon Moot to birthplace of Louis Riel

February 28, 2020 — 
Robson Hall Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba is pleased to host the 26th Kawaskimhon National Moot, March 6-7, 2020. Manitoba’s law school will be welcoming law students from across Canada to participate in this consensus-based, non-adversarial moot that incorporates Indigenous legal traditions alongside federal, provincial and international law.

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Robson Hall exterior Fall 2019

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Training family lawyers for today’s family needs

February 27, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba is pleased to host law students and coaches from the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary and the University of Saskatchewan for the Western Canada Family Law Negotiation Competition, March 6-7, 2020.

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Laying down the law in three minutes flat

February 13, 2020 — 
Any grad student who has tried to explain their thesis to someone at a party will likely risk glazed eyes and a polite “excuse me,” after about five minutes. The idea of getting months and sometimes years of research across in only three minutes, is daunting. Kevin Sharma will bravely attempt this feat when he represents the Faculty of Law in the upcoming 3MT heats on February 27th.

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Nuclear non-proliferation concerns transcend time after 50 years

February 12, 2020 — 
“I predict that when this box is opened the world will have survived a large scale nuclear war,” began University of Manitoba law professor Dale Gibson, in his letter to the future in September, 1969. Fifty-years later, the Faculty's Dean is a recognized expert on Nuclear law.

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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.

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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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David Asper and David Milgaard will both receive honorary degrees at UM 141st spring convocation

David Asper and David Milgaard to receive honorary degrees at 141st spring convocation

January 31, 2020 — 
During the 141st annual Spring Convocation of the University of Manitoba on June 5, 2020, honorary degrees will be awarded to two remarkable people whose life stories have intertwined.

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Dr. Ernest Rady [BComm/58, LLB/62, LLD/15]. // PHOTO BY THOMAS FRICKE

Alumnus Dr. Ernest Rady announced as 2020 IDEA recipient

November 27, 2019 — 
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at UM have announced that Dr. Ernest Rady is the recipient of the 2020 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award

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Looking Backward to Look Forward

August 16, 2019 — 
Preparations are well underway at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law to welcome alumni to Robson Hall for 2019 Homecoming celebrations

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Dean of Law shares Nuclear law expertise at United Nations

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.

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