Professor of Law
Professor Black has taught law at Dalhousie Law School since 1982. During that time he has been a Visiting Scholar at UCLA (1986-87), a Visiting Professor at Auckland University (1991), a Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School (January term 2000 and September term 2002) and a Visiting Professor at University of British Columbia (2003-04).
- Animals and the Law (LAWS 2191)
- Conflict of Laws (LAWS 2005)
- Dalhousie Law Journal Editorial Assistantship (Fall term) (LAWS 2259)
Professor Black will be on sabbatical leave Jan 01/16-Jun 30/16
Areas of supervision:
Private International Law, Animals and the Law
Selected awards & honours
- “A Regulated Regard: Comparing the Governance of Animal and Human Experimentation” (2012) 24 Revue québécoise de droit international 237.
- Statutory Jurisdiction: An Analysis of the Court Jurisdiction and Proceedings Transfer Act (Toronto: Carswell, 2012) (with Stephen Pitel and Michael Sobkin).
- “Don’t Think About Elephants” (2012) 63 University of New Brunswick Law Journal 145 (with Katie Sykes).
- “A Canada-US Full Faith and Credit Clause” (2012) 18 Southwestern International Law Journal.
- “Simplifying Court Jurisdiction in Canada” (2012), Journal of Private International Law 411.
Service & activity
- Academic Advisory Group to the International Private Law Section of the Federal Department of Justice
- Board of Directors of Animal Justice