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IDEALaw Conference: "Aboriginal Law: Reflect, Connect, Engage"

The Social Activist Law Student Association of Dalhousie Law School invites you to attend IDEALaw 2014:

IDEALaw is an exciting 2 day conference which brings together activists, professionals, and lawyers to discuss very important social justice issues currently affecting the community and society at large. The theme of this year's conference is "Aboriginal Law: Reflect, Connect, Engage"

This year’s theme will address residential schools, sentencing, murdered and missing Indigenous women, Idle No More, and the role of women in Indigenous leadership.

Speakers include:

  • Linda McQuaig
  • Pamela Palmater
  • Judge Anne Derrick
  • Naiomi Metallic
  • Kent Roach, and
  • Patti Doyle-Bedwell  

IDEALaw will also host Mi’kmaq artist Ursula Johnson.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier, our keynote speaker, kicks off the conference with “Climate Change and Human Rights” on Friday, January 24th at 7 pm.

Saturday begins with a drumming circle at 9:30 am and runs until 5 pm. 

Check out our facebook event page: www.facebook.com/IDEALaw2014

IDEALaw is open to the public and will be hosted at the Weldon Law Building at 6061 University Avenue in Halifax, NS.  


Conferences, Community Interest, Staff Interest, Student Interest, Faculty Interest




Rm 105, Schulich School of Law, Weldon Law Building, 6061 University Ave, Halifax


A $5 registration fee and additional donations will be collected at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Additional Information

This conference has been approved by the Nova Scotia Barrister's Society to count towards CPD credits.

Babysitting available upon request. Please email idealaw2014@gmail.com



You can pre-register by emailing idealaw2014@gmail.com