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As part of its Young Lawyers International Program (YLIP), the Canadian Bar Association is recruiting thirty-two young Canadian lawyers for internships with human rights, access to justice and law reform organizations in 10 countries around the globe.  I have confirmed with the Project Manager of the CBA that our 3LsRead More →

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP offers an annual award of $1,500 for students in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba.  The scholarship will be offered to an undergraduate student who: (1)          in September 2019 will be enrolled as a full-time student in the Second Year of the J.D. program in theRead More →

Torys LLP will offer $1000 annually to The University of Manitoba to be allocated to one or more full-time students in any year of the J.D. program who have demonstrated outstanding research and writing ability and whose written work is of publishable or potentially publishable quality.  Recipients of this awardRead More →

At the 2018 Faculty of Law Grad Dinner held Friday, June 8, Robson Hall’s two annual awards for teaching were announced. Professor Karen Busby [JD/91] received the Barney Sneiderman Award for Teaching Excellence, and Mr. Michael Walker [BA/81, LLB/85] was presented with the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Sessional Instructors. ReadRead More →

Three professors at Robson Hall Faculty of Law have received prestigious recognition for their work after being named winners of the 2017 UM/UMFA Merit Awards. In the Humanities and Social Sciences section, Dr. Bruce Curran and Dr. Virginia Torrie received Merit Awards in the category of Teaching. Dr. Donn ShortRead More →

The Winnipeg Free Press profiled Faculty of Law alumnus Greg Brodsky [LL.B./63]: When someone in Manitoba is accused of murder, more times than not it is Greg Brodsky’s phone that rings. And it has been ringing constantly for more than five decades. Brodsky, now in his 55th year as a lawyer,Read More →