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Thanks to a donor's generosity, a number of Master of Human Rights students were able to attend the CMHR's 5th Anniversary Gala.

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Donors’ gifts offer unusual opportunity to law and human rights students

November 30, 2019 — 
Philanthropy comes in different forms besides scholarships and bursaries, as a number of Juris Doctor and Master of Human Rights students recently experienced.

CHRR, Faculty of Law, Master of Human Rights

Matt Willan and Chancellor Anne Mahon discuss factors that lead individuals to gangs.

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Learning from the source, teaching from experience

November 29, 2019 — 
On November 21st University of Manitoba Chancellor Anne Mahon and therapist/former gang member Matt Willan, spoke to law students on the realities of gang life and the rehabilitation of former gang members.

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Too Many Land Claims Documents? Not a Problem.

November 22, 2019 — 
Dr. Bryan Schwartz, who holds the Asper Chair of International Business and Trade Law at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, has updated and improved his Specific Claims website.

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Time Capsule Memories Preserved

November 12, 2019 — 
On September 18th, 2019, almost 50 years to the day after Robson Hall, the Faculty of Law building on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus was officially opened, nearly 150 alumni, faculty members, students and staff gathered to mark the occasion.

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Strikers try to overturn a streetcar in 1919 in the Winnipeg General Strike in front of the old city hall building on Main Street. // L.B. Foote collection/Archives of Manitoba

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Manitoba Law School co-founder ‘A labour jurist ahead of his time’

November 12, 2019 — 
One hundred years ago, H.A. Robson tabled the 1919 General Strike Royal Commission Report, making recommendations to improve conditions for workers

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Michigan State Justices Megan and Michael Cavanagh visited Robson Hall this fall.

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Guest speaker round-up

November 12, 2019 — 
Students and faculty members have been keeping the Robson Hall Community busy this fall with an exciting roster of special guest speakers.

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Robson Crim Group Researchers to Launch Book: Privacy in Peril

November 8, 2019 — 
Professor Richard Jochelson and Assistant Professor David Ireland will be launching their new book, Privacy in Peril: Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections on Wed. Nov. 20 at 7:00 p.m. at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park, in the Atrium. 

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The university at war

November 5, 2019 — 
Eighty years ago this September, Hitler’s armies invaded Poland, thrusting the world into the Second World War

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Law Conference Investigates Evidentiary Thresholds

October 31, 2019 — 
It was daunting, but they did it: Congratulations to Faculty Members, Staff and Student Volunteers who made last Saturday's marathon conference run without a hitch, in particular, the instigators, Professor Richard Jochelson and Assistant Professor David Ireland.

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This image shows Grace and Evelyn's books lying on hand-made gifts they made to raise money for LRA escapees.

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Justice for Girls Abducted in War

October 25, 2019 — 
War crimes trials and apologies are often the focus after atrocities. But for women who have escaped conjugal slavery, justice means addressing their immediate needs, Grace Acan told about 50 students and professors at Robson Hall on Oct. 24.

anthropology, Centre for Human Rights Research, Faculty of Law

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