Ms. Muriel St. John will provide $500 annually to be awarded to a J.D. student at the University of Manitoba. The purpose of the award is to encourage research into legal issues pertaining to women, social justice, and societal rights. The prize will be awarded to a student who has successfully completed the second or third year of study in the J.D. program at the Faculty of Law; has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0; and who has, in the academic session in which the award is tenable, submitted the best research paper pertaining to women’s legal issues in any J.D. course with content related to these issues, including but not limited to: Children and the Law (Law 3090), Access to Justice (Law 3980), Sexual Expression, Conduct and Work in Canada (Law 3980); and whose paper is of publishable or potentially publishable quality.
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