Programs – UM Faculty of Law
UM Faculty of Law, offers a three year J.D. program that starts with the fundamental doctrinal courses that allow students to acquire a solid foundation in law. From the foundational courses, students can choose from a variety of courses to move into the area they may wish to one day focus their practice. Learn more about our J.D. program on
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Research – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) Research. As one of the oldest universities in Western Canada, the University of Manitoba has a long and proud tradition of achievement and innovation in research. Building on this tradition of scholarly excellence, University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law was established in 1914. A vibrant research community, Robson Hall’s faculty members
About – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba, is one of the oldest law schools in Western Canada. As Manitoba’s law school, we offer an exceptional legal education where students experience dynamic and innovative experiential and classroom learning, and receive the highest training in the skills of critical and analytical thinking
Human Rights Law – UM Faculty of Law
(2 days ago) Course Number: LAW 3018. Category: Courses, Second or Third Year. Course Description: This course will explore key concepts in human rights law, theory and practice. The class will begin with the historical development of human rights, then move through the implementation of norms in both international and domestic settings.
Transnational Criminal Law – UM Faculty of Law
(2 days ago) Course Title: Transnational Criminal Law. Course Number: LAW 3980. Category: Second or Third Year. Course Description: This course will introduce students to transnational criminal law, including the substantive and procedural law that applies to crimes which may or do have trans-border impacts. In this course, we will consider issues which
Commercial Law (Larocque) – UM Faculty of Law
(9 days ago) This is an upper-year elective course which is designed to introduce students to the law applicable to lending. In particular, the course will focus on secured lending with security provided in the form of personal property (that is, neither land, nor chattels affixed to it).
Immigration and Citizenship Law – UM Faculty of Law
(7 days ago) Immigration and Citizenship Law. Course Number: LAW 3980. Category: Courses, Second or Third Year. Course Description: This course examines Canada’s legal framework concerning immigration and citizenship. Migration has been a feature of human societies for millennia. For settler countries such as Canada, immigration has been vital for
Intellectual Property Law – UM Faculty of Law
(1 days ago) The course is taught through lectures and some in-class exercises. Lectures are used to convey many of the main statutory provisions and case law precedents, as well as the importance of contextual factors to legal analysis. In-class exercises provide students with opportunities to practice applying the law to hypothetical facts.
Bilingual Course Offerings – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, is committed to achieving excellence in education, research, professionalism and community engagement with a view to building an understanding of the role and practice of law in Manitoba, Canada and the world.
Katie Szilagyi – UM Faculty of Law
(2 days ago) Katie Szilagyi joined the faculty at Robson Hall in 2021. She teaches 1L Property Law and an upper year seminar in Law and Technology. Professor Szilagyi’s research is at the intersection of technology law and legal theory with artificial intelligence, working to trace the impacts of predictive analytics and algorithmic decision-making on the organizing force of the Rule of Law.
Alumni – UM Faculty of Law
(4 days ago) The Manitoba Law School’s physical move from its traditional home in the downtown law courts building on September 15 th, 1969 also marked a major step in the “Great Transition” in legal education in Manitoba. By locating the law school on campus amongst other Faculty buildings, it was the hope of law school administrators at the time
Faculty & Staff – UM Faculty of Law
(1 days ago) The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba has a longstanding reputation for teaching and research excellence. Our students take advantage of many opportunities for individual and group-based academic study as well as experiential learning, conferences, and other academic projects.
Events – UM Faculty of Law
(4 days ago) The Faculty of Law is pleased to present the Rod Senft Lecture in Family Business Law, featuring Harvey Secter, O.M. [BComm/67, LLB/92] on Tuesday, November 2 at 12:00 p.m. Mr. Secter’s talk will focus on “Successful family businesses build strong economies and healthy communities: The advisor’s role in perpetuating the virtuous circle.”
Public International Law – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) Public international law is a vast and diverse area of study beyond the scope of a single course. The course is designed to allow students to pursue their particular interests while acquiring a foundational understanding of the field.
Mooting Program – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Mooting Program. Through participation in Moot competitions, our law students develop real world advocacy skills and challenge themselves to strive for excellence in adversarial settings. Mooting is an excellent forum for students to develop proficiency in oral arguments, written facta, public speaking, and extemporaneous debate, while making
Trusts (Short) – UM Faculty of Law
(1 days ago) This course considers the concept of a trust and the nature of legal and equitable rights, including the substantive and formal principles, law and statutes governing the creation and administration of express private trusts, secret trusts, constructive trusts, resulting trusts, and the concept of the fiduciary relationship and its contemporary importance.
Admission to Upper Years – UM Faculty of Law
(1 days ago) Upper Years refers to applicants who want to transfer from another law school, or an applicant who has a law degree from a civil law school in Canada or from a foreign law school, or is/was entitled to practice law in a foreign jurisdiction. The deadline to apply is …
Student Resources – UM Faculty of Law
(5 days ago) The Career Development Office is dedicated to providing resume and cover letter critiques, Mock Interviews, job postings for articling, summer and clerkship positions. In addition, we maintain postings for international and volunteer opportunities. Visit our Career Development Office page …
Family Law (Turnbull) – UM Faculty of Law
(5 days ago) Family Law (Turnbull) Course Number: LAW2640. Course Description: This course provides an overview of key legal issues regarding family relationships and the breakdown of those relationships in Canadian society. Topics include cohabitation, marriage, separation, divorce, property division, children’s rights and their care within the family or
Cameron Harvey – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) The Law Society of Manitoba, 1877-1977 (Peguis, 1977), general editor, contributor of one chapter, and lengthy appendices. Chief Justice Samuel Freedman, A Great Canadian Judge (1983, Law Soc. of Man.), with Vivian Rachlis. Attorney For the Frontier: Enos Stutsman (1983, Univ. of Man. Press), with Dale and Lee Gibson.
Dr. Amar Khoday – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Law and Resistance. Refugee Law. Biography. Dr. Amar Khoday joined the faculty at Robson Hall in 2012 as an assistant professor. In 2017, he was promoted to associate professor with tenure. Dr. Khoday is the author of over 15 published writings, including articles and book chapters. In addition, he has written over 100 blog posts.
Master of Human Rights – M.H.R. – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) LAW 3310 – Aboriginal Peoples and the Law* LAW 3364 – Law and Resistance LAW 3380 – Issues in Law and Bio Ethics* LAW 3740 – Public International Law* LAW 3940 – Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms* LAW 3980 – Current Legal Problems B* when topic is any one of the following: Aboriginal Law- Criminal Justice and Family Law
Karen Busby – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Karen Busby has been with the Faculty since 1988, and she was the founding Director of the Centre for Human Rights Research. She has a J.D. (Manitoba, 1981) and LL.M. (Columbia, 1988). She was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1982 and she practiced for a year with Thompson, Dorfman, Sweatman. After studying in France for a year, she was the first
Dr. Gerard Kennedy – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) He has taught or co-taught twelve different courses between Queen’s University’s Faculty of Law and the University of Toronto’s Department of Political Science. In addition, he has served a coach for moot teams at both U of T and Queen’s before becoming co-coach of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot team at Robson. Research Areas.
Dr. Virginia Torrie – UM Faculty of Law
(7 days ago) Dr. Virginia Torrie is the Associate Dean (Academic - J.D. Program) and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba. She has authored and co-authored a number of articles, as well as the monograph Reinventing Bankruptcy Law: A History of the Companies’ Creditor Arrangement Act, published by University of Toronto Press in 2020.
Dr. Kjell Anderson – UM Faculty of Law
(5 days ago) Kjell Anderson is a jurist and social scientist specialised in the study of human rights, mass violence, and mass atrocities. He is the author of Perpetrating Genocide: A Criminological Account (Routledge 2019),and the forthcoming volumes The Dilemma of Dominic Ongwen: From Child Abductee to War Criminal (Rutgers University Press, 2020); and Approaching Perpetrators: Insights on Ethics
Property (Szilagyi) – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Property law therefore offers us a chance to look critically at the world around us, learning new ways of describing things we long thought we understood. Concepts like leases, wills, estates, gifts, … even that old childhood adage “Finders Keepers!” take on new meaning through our careful study of the law …
Contact – UM Faculty of Law
(5 days ago) Contact. UM Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba. 224 Dysart Rd. Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada. email | 204.474.6130 | Fax: 204.474.7580. If you are looking to contact a specific faculty or staff member, click here or try the University of Manitoba people search. Feel free to fill out the form below and your email will be forwarded accordingly.
Martine Dennie – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) Dennie earned a BA in law and justice from Laurentian University, a JD from the Université de Moncton, a Master of Arts in Sociology from Laurentian University, and is currently completing a PhD at the University of Calgary. Her doctoral research, funded by SSHRC and Sport Canada, is an examination of participant liability and compensation for
Indigenous Initiatives – UM Faculty of Law
(2 days ago) The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba is committed to working collectively to meaningfully implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action #28, with particular attention to its implications for our curriculum and the learning environment at the Faculty.
Financial Aid & Awards – UM Faculty of Law
(9 days ago) Donich Law is pleased to present a $1,000 award to an undergraduate or law student distinguished by work experience and academic achievement. This award was established in 2018 and is intended to reward students who have demonstrated and share the core values of the Firm's success.
Dr. Gerald Heckman – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) His research interests focus on public law, and include the role of international human rights norms in Canadian administrative and constitutional law and migration law. He is co-editor, with Professors David J. Mullan, Gus Van Harten and Janna Promislow of Administrative Law – …
Darcy MacPherson – UM Faculty of Law
(8 days ago) Darcy MacPherson became a full professor at Robson Hall Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba in March, 2017, having taught in the Faculty since July, 2002. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario.
Dale Gibson – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Law, Life and Government at Red River, Volume 2: General Quarterly Court of Assiniboia, Annotated Records, 1844-1872. McGill University Press (2015). Gibson, Dale. Law, Life and Government at Red River, Volume 1: Settlement and Governance 1812 – 1872. Forward by Jim Phillips. McGill University Press (2015). Gibson, Dale.
Access to Justice – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) Course Number:LAW 3346. This seminar will engage students in an examination of the access to justice (A2J) crisis for low and middle-income Canadians. We will explore how individuals seek to manage their legal problems by engaging with and navigating the civil justice system in Manitoba. It is intended that guest lecturers and experts will
FAQ – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) The characteristics statement is a written statement that demonstrates your personal characteristics associated with the highest standards of the profession. Applications for bursaries are available to students admitted into the Faculty of Law. Approximately $450,000 in need-based funding is …
Rod Senft Lecture: Harvey Secter, O.M
(1 days ago) The Faculty of Law is pleased to present the Rod Senft Lecture in Family Business Law, featuring Harvey Secter, O.M. [BComm/67, LLB/92] on Tuesday, November 2 at 12:00 p.m. Mr. Secter’s talk will focus on “Successful family businesses build strong economies and healthy communities:
Dr. Richard Jochelson – UM Faculty of Law
(9 days ago) Richard Jochelson is the Dean of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba. He holds a Ph.D. in Law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, a Master of Laws from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Calgary Faculty of Law (Gold Medal), and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology (with Distinction), also from the University of …
David Ireland – UM Faculty of Law
(5 days ago) Professor Ireland has developed a focussed program of research which centres on improving the delivery of criminal justice in Canada. He is a co-editor of the Manitoba Law Journal annual special edition in criminal law as well as an editor of the criminal law research website, robsoncrim.com.Professor Ireland believes strongly in collaborative and intersectional research that …
Brenda Gunn – UM Faculty of Law
(3 days ago) Brenda L. Gunn, is a Professor at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. She has a B.A. from the University of Manitoba and a J.D. from the University of Toronto. She completed her LL.M. in Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy at the University of Arizona. She articled with Sierra Legal Defence Fund (now Ecojustice Canada).
Dr. Mary Shariff – UM Faculty of Law
(4 days ago) Animal Law, the Environment and Natural Resources Law “A Monkey in the Middle: Reflections on Darwin the Macaque and the (R)evolution of Wild Animals in Canadian Common Law” in Peter Sankoff, Vaughan Black and Katie Sykes, eds., Canadian Perspectives on Animals and the Law …
Dr. Bruce Curran – UM Faculty of Law
(4 days ago) Professor Curran has also taught courses at Osgoode Hall Law School, and the University of Toronto. Professor Curran has received a number of awards and honours for his teaching. While teaching at UOIT, he was the 2015 recipient of the Award of Teaching Excellence in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities.
Faculty Supervisors – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) Jochelson, Richard; Professor. Teaching and Research Areas: Criminal Law and Procedure; Sexual Expression, Conduct and Work in Canada; Charter Issues in Criminal Law; Socio-legal governance of harm and precaution; Policing and police power; Surveillance and security in legal decision-making; Jury law, disability and the criminal law; Empirical analyses of legal decision …
Indigenous People and the Criminal
(6 days ago) The Law Society of Ontario has approved this course for 12 hours of EDI Professionalism. Cost: Lawyers (called more than 5 years ago), $ 650 +5% GST. Lawyers (called less than 5 years ago), $ 300 +5% GST. Articling Students, $ 150 +5% GST. Law Students, $0. Please contact Ying Chen at [email protected] with any questions about registration.
Dr. Lorna Turnbull – UM Faculty of Law
(6 days ago) Community involvement is a cornerstone of Dr. Turnbull’s identity as a teacher and scholar. Over the early part of her career, as an engaged scholar, she was actively involved in the Legal Committee of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund, and with the National Association of Women and the Law, on cases and legislation affecting equality for women.
Faculty Books – UM Faculty of Law
(Just Now) “The book is a provocative read for scholars and students in criminal law, policing, and surveillance, as well as for those interested in how areas of law, such as immigration, health, and anti-terrorism, are mobilizing the logics of risk and surveillance in new ways that emphasize precaution.
Public Interest Law Centre Internship (Turnbull) – UM
(2 days ago) Public Interest Law Centre Internship (Turnbull) Course Number: LAW 3344. Category: Courses, Third Year. Course Description: This course will serve as a bridge between the academic study of law and the practice of law or the application of legal principles to policy issues. Connecting academic study with community service through structured