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 3L student Amelia Eaton on her winning paper titled “Beyond System Solutions: Indigenous Motherhoods and Canadian Prison Abolition.”
The Schulich School of Law and the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association honour this year’s recipient for his commitment to equity and justice.
Abajignmuen, which means “giving back” in Mìgmaq, highlights the work of students, faculty, and staff in the areas of Aboriginal and Indigenous law.
A summer placement with the Schulich School of Law Internship Program instigated George Philp’s ('23) passion for criminal and public law.
Sarah Harding returns to the place where her legal education began to serve as the seventeenth Dean of the Schulich School of Law.
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