Events

Oct
17
Wed
Critical Conversations on Reproductive and Sexual Rights @ Robson Hall
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

These free public seminars will be held mostly on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in Robson Hall on the Fort Garry campus from September to December 2018.

Graduate and law students: register to attend these seminars for credit.

Check the Critical Conversations 2018 web page for a tentative schedule.

 

Oct
18
Thu
Annual Fillmore Riley Negotiation Competition 2018 @ Faculty Lounge, Robson Hall
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The annual Fillmore Riley Negotiation Competition will take place at Robson Hall on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. This will be the 9th consecutive year that Fillmore Riley LLP has sponsored the competition. Sixteen teams will be competing, with the winners going on to compete at subsequent inter-law school competitions. Robson Hall’s 2014 winner went on to win the 2015 International Negotiation Competition in Dublin, Ireland. Many students report that the experience, especially the insightful feedback they receive from the judges from Fillmore Riley, is a highlight of their law school careers.

Oct
20
Sat
Criminal Law Group Presents: Direct & Cross Exam Workshop @ Robson Hall
Oct 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Robson Hall students can now register for the Direct and Cross examination workshop being hosted by the Criminal Law Group (CLG) scheduled for Saturday, October 20th, from 8:30 am to noon. Spots are filling up fast so register asap!

The workshop is an excellent chance to get some practical courtroom skills and get to know a group of talented Crown and Defence lawyers practicing in the city. You will be coached by lawyers in both cross and direct examination techniques. The CLG will be providing a fact pattern closer to the date, so you can prepare for the event.

If you are a CLG member (or want to become one!) the fee is $20, otherwise, the general registration is $25. We will have a light breakfast and provide a pizza lunch!

If you’re interested, you can email your registration to Caleigh at umglawsc@myumanitoba.ca and pay your $25 (or $20) cash to any of the CLG exec. We have a limited amount of space for the workshops and tickets are selling fast, so be sure to register as soon as you can to get your spot or you may miss out on this awesome event!

Oct
23
Tue
Criminal Law Group & Debate Club present: Dave Brown on Police Weapons and the Public @ Room 207, Robson Hall
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Criminal Law Group and the Robson Hall Debate Club are pleased to present guest speaker Dave Brown, a Winnipeg-based professional firearms trainer. He will be speaking to new trends in police weapons, taking a specific focus on the patrol carbine and what it means for the police force and public.
Mr. Brown will be at Robson Hall on October 23rd from 12 – 1 in Room 207.
Robson Hall Mediators presents: Jasmine Schulz on Criminal Law Mediation @ Room 204, Robson Hall
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Jasmine Schulz of Mediation Services will speak to students Criminal Law Mediation.

Oct
24
Wed
Business Law Group presents Ihsan Daldaban @ Moot Courtroom B, Robson Hall
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Robson Hall Business Law Group will be hosting guest speaker Mr. Ihsan Baldaban on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. in Moot Courtroom B.

Critical Conversations on Reproductive and Sexual Rights @ Robson Hall
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

These free public seminars will be held mostly on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in Robson Hall on the Fort Garry campus from September to December 2018.

Graduate and law students: register to attend these seminars for credit.

Check the Critical Conversations 2018 web page for a tentative schedule.

 

Oct
31
Wed
Critical Conversations on Reproductive and Sexual Rights @ Robson Hall
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

These free public seminars will be held mostly on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in Robson Hall on the Fort Garry campus from September to December 2018.

Graduate and law students: register to attend these seminars for credit.

Check the Critical Conversations 2018 web page for a tentative schedule.

 

Nov
1
Thu
Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series: Linden MacIntyre on Democracy and the Law @ Moot Courtroom B, Robson Hall
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a special visit from award-winning Canadian journalist, broadcaster and novelist Linden MacIntyre, who will speak to law students on “Idiot-proofing Democracy: Can We Count on Law and the Judiciary for Reassurance?”

MacIntyre is a key speaker at this year’s Pitblado Lectures, taking place Friday, November 2 from 8:30am to 4:45pm at Fort Garry Place, Grand Ballroom. Formerly appearing for many years on CBC’s Fifth Estate, he has won ten Gemini Awards, an International Emmy, and many other Journalism and writing awards. A novelist as well, he won the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize for The Bishop’s Man.

Nov
6
Tue
Resume & Cover Letter Workshop – Tentative
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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