Natasha Brown News Archive
November 10, 2023 —
The fourth National Access to Justice week took place October 23 – 27, 2023. This year’s theme was centred around the 10th Anniversary of Canada’s Justice Development Goals. In Manitoba, the Faculty of Law, the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association joined forces to present a full week of events. For its part, the Faculty of Law hosted a hybrid panel discussion on Tuesday, October 24, titled Access to Justice in French: A World to Discover.
July 14, 2023 —
Pro Bono Students Canada is a national pro bono organization with Chapters at 22 law schools across the country, including the University of Manitoba. The PBSC’s mission is to provide free legal support to people and communities facing barriers to justice. Volunteers at the University of Manitoba chapter have gained valuable legal experience in clinical settings, on research projects, and as legal interns throughout the Academic Year. By exposing law students to the value of Pro Bono service, PBSC aims to encourage the next generation of lawyers to make pro bono service an everyday part of their practice.
April 11, 2023 —
The Faculty of law is pleased to announce that Natasha Brown [BEd/2001; LLB/2005], former Manitoba Access to Justice Coordinator at the Law Society of Manitoba, will be joining the Faculty of Law as the Director of Access to Justice and Community Engagement on a three-year term.
January 19, 2023 —
In the fall of 2022, the Faculty of Law recognized some its sessional instructors, referred to as “Practicing Professionals,” for the long years of hard work they contributed to the education of future generations of lawyers. Practicing Professionals who taught for at least 10 or more years were formally recognized as “Jurists of Robson Hall” and were presented with brass plaques expressing thanks for their dedication.
September 20, 2022 —
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is pleased to announce the launch of an Access to Justice blog that will be a valuable legal resource to Canadians. The site will highlight developments related to access to justice from across Canada, with an emphasis on those relevant to Manitoba.
December 18, 2020 —
In a normal year, the Faculty of Law’s two major teaching awards would have been announced at the annual Grad Dinner, but due to the new normal, the Faculty was forced to postpone the selection process until the fall term. On December 10, Acting Dean David Asper was pleased to announce that Associate Professor Dr. Amar Khoday had won The Barney Sneiderman Award for Teaching Excellence, and that Natasha Brown [BEd/01, LLB/05] had been selected for the The Deans Award for Teaching Excellence for Sessional Instructors (Practicing Professionals).
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.