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.

Our Programs

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

Stephanie Hurley  –  News
Together with the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia, Schulich Law prof Jocelyn Downie has developed an easy-to-use website app to help people to prepare a personal directive for health and personal-care decisions made on their behalf — a topic with heightened relevance given the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trudi Smith  –  News
Schulich Law is known for committed professors who give students an outstanding legal education, while making them feel welcome and supported in our close-knit, collegial community. The winners of this year’s teaching awards are truly an inspiration to our students.
Trudi Smith  –  News
Fourteen of Nova Scotia's top lawyers were recently awarded Queen's Counsel designation. Among them were Dean Camille Cameron, Dal Legal Aid's Susanne Litke and six Schulich Law alumni.
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