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

Stephanie Hurley  –  News
Jacqui talked to us about how Schulich Law's newest Clinic will provide legal services to technology start-ups, while giving students an experiential learning opportunity.
Jane Doucet  –  News
Right now in Nova Scotia, there is much legal and political pressure to close large disability institutions where many persons have lived in highly regimented, isolated conditions. It’s something that Professor Sheila Wildeman is working to help make happen.
Trudi Smith, with files from Olga Koubrak  –  News, Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Research
On December 6-7, 2019, the Canadian-Japanese Scholarly Exchange on the Law of the Sea brought together experts from both countries for the first time to exchange views on international ocean governance.
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