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 our innovation to push legal research in bold new directions and to make significant contributions to legal knowledge.

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Latest News

Congratulations to third-year law student Essie Mehina and the Dalhousie Black Law Students’ Association (DBLSA) who each received Dalhousie Impact Awards at an event on March 28.
Congratulations to Professors Alayna Kolodziechuk and Olabisi Akinkugbe who received this year’s Teaching Awards at a reception on March 21st at the Weldon Law Building.
Cinderella and Prince Charming’s love story was literally and figuratively the stuff of fairy tales. That is, until it wasn’t. Find out what happens when they don’t live happily ever after.
The fellowship will support Dr. Craig in her study aimed at understanding why so many sexual assault cases fail to progress to trial and how we can improve the investigation and prosecution of these offences.
Mohamad Alikhani’s OpenThink blog will explore how Canadian laws and policies can be improved to ensure an ecologically sustainable future for offshore wind energy.
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