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Brenda Gunn, an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, has worked for years in the area of International Indigenous Rights Advocacy, attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) at least 10 times in the past 14 years. Each time, she attends in some capacityRead More →

Dr. Donn Short has co-authored with Tracy Peter and Catherine Taylor, “Religious Belief and the Queer Classroom: Measuring the Impact of Religious Affiliation on LGBTQ-Inclusive Education Practices” published this week in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP). Results of this study show that religious affiliation does have a significantRead More →

CIMM Report on Yazidi Resettlement Issues relies on law professor’s evidence for two key recommendations The House Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (CIMM) has published its report “Road to Recovery: Resettlement Issues of Yazidi Women and Children in Canada.”For two key recommendations, the report relies on evidence given byRead More →

Associate Professor Amar Khoday recently had an article published in the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal. The Journal is ranked 4th among Arts, Entertainment and Sports law journals in the US as of 2016. Dr. Khoday’s article is titled Valorizing Disobedience within the Ranks: Law and Resistance in American MilitaryRead More →

A total of nine students and three professors from the University of Manitoba’s Robson Hall Faculty of Law will take part in the annual conference on Accessing Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Access, Justice, Law and Order hosted at the University of Winnipeg by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies (CIJS), MayRead More →

In the lead-up to the 29th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow taking place on Saturday, May 5, UM Today has decided to profile a few of the Indigenous students who will be graduating. Please read the feature on Faculty of Law student Rayanna Hourie on the UM Today Indigenous NewsRead More →

Robson Hall Law Professor leaving to teach at world’s first Joint Common Law and Indigenous law degree program David Milward has long been a go-to legal expert for media outlets seeking commentary for news stories regarding over-representation of or lack of fairness towards Aboriginal representation in Canada’s criminal justice orRead More →