About Us

The Schulich School of Law is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a city with a youthful spirit, rich history, and scenic waterfront. We are a vibrant, collegial, and close-knit community of faculty and students from around the world. We live the Weldon Tradition of unselfish public service—of giving back and making the world a better place.

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Ranked among the world's top 100 law schools in 2019 by Times Higher Education, we offer both graduate and undergraduate programs in law. 

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Faculty & Research

Our faculty mix imagination with innovation to push legal research in bold new directions and to make significant contributions to legal knowledge.

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Schulich Law News

Trudi Smith, with files from Ashley Barnes  –  News
On October 7, this year’s Smith Shield mooters became the first in the law school’s history to present their oral arguments and take questions from the judges entirely over Zoom due to the ongoing pandemic.
Staff  –  News, Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initative, Alumni & Friends
Schulich Law alum Jalana Lewis (JD ’13) is thrilled to be Dal’s first director of African Nova Scotian community engagement, a role she began in September.
Matt Reeder  –  News
To mark Treaty Day on October 1, Professor Constance MacIntosh spoke to Dal News about the importance of the Peace and Friendship Treaties today, some common misconceptions about treaty rights and her hopes for more meaningful partnerships in the future.
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