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Photo of three law students left to right Justin Papoff, Matthew London, Megan Simpson

Faculty of Law

Law students present outstanding academic work at national conferences

March 24, 2024 — 
The high calibre of academic work being produced by Faculty of Law students this year has garnered several third-year Juris Doctor students at Robson Hall invitations to present papers at national conferences this month. No less than three students including Matthew London, Justin Papoff, and Megan Simpson, attended the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues 17th Annual Canadian Law Student Conference, held March 14th and 15th, 2024 at the University of Windsor law school. Lou Lamari (3L) presented a paper at the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism’s Disability and Human Rights Student Colloquium, that took place March 22.

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Master of Human Rights students assemble at Louis Riel’s grave in the St. Boniface Cathedral cemetery to start the program’s annual Human Rights Walking Tour of Winnipeg.

Faculty of Law

Master’s program introduces Winnipeg Human Rights Tour

October 6, 2023 — 
The Winnipeg Human Rights Tour began in 2022 as a way to introduce new Master of Human Rights program students to some of the many Human Rights aspects of Winnipeg. Beginning in St. Boniface at the grave of Louis Riel, founder of Manitoba, the tour has now been successfully delivered to two generations of Master of Human Rights students and has grown in content, scope and recognition.

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Master of Human Rights Practicum students

Faculty of Law

Master of Human Rights Practicum Symposium 2022 brings students and mentors together

January 20, 2023 — 
The Master of Human Rights program’s annual Practicum Symposium took place on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The symposium gives students enrolled in the interdisciplinary graduate degree’s practicum stream an opportunity to present their major research papers and share experiences working at their respective placement sites.

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Faculty of Law

Exploring Winnipeg as a Human Rights City

December 7, 2022 — 
The Centre for Human Rights Research and the Centre for Social Science Research and Policy at the University of Manitoba are hosting a special event in recognition of December 10th, the day on which the Universal Declaration on Human Rights was signed. The panel will explore what makes for a human rights city and how Winnipeg lives up to such a designation. The event, “Imagining the Peg as a Human Rights City”, takes place on Zoom on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. Registration is open to the public.

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black and white headshot of Dr. Nathan Derejko

Faculty of Law

University of Manitoba appoints new Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice

March 22, 2022 — 
The Mauro Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice was created and funded through the generosity of the Mauro Foundation and is a key part of the Master of Human Rights program, now housed at Robson Hall

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