The Importance of Diversity in Representation in Law and the Judiciary

When:
March 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2020-03-12T17:00:00-05:00
2020-03-12T18:00:00-05:00
Where:
207 Robson Hall, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
224 Dysart Rd
Winnipeg
MB R3T 2N2
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Faculty of Law/Diversity in Law Group

DIVERSITY IN LAW PRESENTS THE HONOURABLE JUDGE KUSHAM SHARMA:
THE IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY IN REPRESENTATION IN LAW AND THE JUDICIARY

Faculty of Law/ Diversity in Law Student Group has invited Honourable Judge Kusham Sharma to speak on issues of representation and diversity in law and the judiciary.

Sharma received her law degree from the University of Manitoba in 2002, then served as a Crown attorney with the Manitoba Prosecution Service from 2003 to 2014. She later served as a senior advisor to the deputy minister of justice and deputy attorney general of Manitoba and then as the executive director of the innovation and restorative justice branch of Manitoba Justice. She was appointed a Provincial Court Judge by the Manitoba government in February, 2018.