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Darius Hunter

New scholarship fund to honour UM Law alumnus Darius Maharaj Hunter

August 30, 2021 — 
Legacy of community-builder will help new students

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Aug. 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 4, 2021 — 
In recognition of this important day, it is fitting to discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration in Canada. Why is it important, and how does it help address the challenges we currently face in Canada?

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Taylor Antonchuck Emerging Leader Award recipient Faculty of Law smiling in winter on a suspension bridge.

Faculty of Law

Law student receives 2021 Emerging Leader Award

July 23, 2021 — 
While preparing to register for her final year of law school, Taylor Antonchuk learned that she was among the 64 University of Manitoba students chosen to receive 2021 Emerging Leader Awards. These annual awards are how UM recognizes outstanding contributions students make to enhance the institution and its community.

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Headshots of New Dean of Law Richard Jochelson, Associate Dean JD program Virginia Torrie and Associate Dean Research Donn Short

Faculty of Law

Familiar faces form new team at Faculty of Law Dean’s Office

June 29, 2021 — 
The newly appointed Dean of Law, Dr. Richard Jochelson, welcomes to the “Dean Team” at the Faculty of Law, Associate Dean, Dr. Virginia Torrie. Dr. Donn Short continues as Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies until June 30, 2024. Dr. Torrie’s term begins July 1, 2021 lasting until June 30, 2026.

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Faculty of Law

Manitoba Law Journal Volume 43 now complete in five issues

June 18, 2021 — 
All five issues of Volume 43 of the Manitoba Law Journal are complete and available to read on its website and other online sources including CanLII, HeinOnline, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Amazon (for purchase in both print and ebook), and the University of Alberta Open Access.

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Anjali Sandhu headshot

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law alumna turns class assignment into TV script

June 9, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law alumna Anjali Sandhu [JD/2020] was known at Robson Hall for maintaining a busy schedule both on stage and in the classroom throughout her law school career. Now an associate lawyer at MLT Aikins’ Winnipeg office called to the bar this spring, she was selected to pitch a screenplay - originally written as a law school assignment - to the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices initiative at the Banff World Media Festival happening (virtually this year) June 14 – July 16, 2021.

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Assistant Professors Martine Dennie and Katie Szilagyi

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law welcomes Assistant Professors Martine Dennie and Katie Szilagyi

May 19, 2021 — 
The Office of the Dean of Law is pleased to advise that on May 19, 2021 the University of Manitoba Board of Governors confirmed the appointments of Martine Dennie and Katie Szilagyi to fill two tenure track Assistant Professor positions in the Faculty of Law. They will commence their positions starting July 1, 2021.

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Robson Hall moot courtroom art

Faculty of Law

Kawaskimhon Moot 2021 raised much-needed conversations

May 15, 2021 — 
Looking back on invaluable student experience in view of changing paradigms

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Order of Canada medals \\ Photo by Sgt. Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall

Six members of UM community honoured by Governor General

November 27, 2020 — 
Seven Manitobans have been appointed to the Order of Canada, including six members of the UM community.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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