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

  • Get to know Schulich Fellow Ashley Barnes
    Ashley Barnes’ career in international law has taken her many unexpected places in Canada and abroad. We're pleased to welcome her to Halifax as a Schulich Fellow for 2019-2020.
  • Mi’kmaq law student returns to her roots
    Entering Dalhousie as a first-year law student this fall has allowed Sabre Lee to pursue her passion for law while further deepening ties to her ancestral homeland in Mi’kma’ki — a connection that has helped pave the way for her personal success.
  • Get to know International Postdoctoral Research Fellow Desai Shan
    While at the Schulich School of Law, Ocean Frontier Institute International Postdoctoral Research Fellow Desai Shan is conducting research on occupational health and safety regulation and management on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.
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