When 174 Sikhs arrived in Nova Scotia after escaping civil war, Lee Cohen (LLB’80) represented them. From that moment, he dedicated his practice to immigration, refugees and human rights, changing hundreds of lives in the process, including his.
On October 22, 2020, Acting Dean Richard Devlin was named the recipient of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics (CALE) Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes sustained accomplishments in the field of legal ethics and professionalism by a member of CALE.
The Schulich School of Law and the Dalhousie Law Alumni Association are proud to announce that the Honourable Corrine Sparks (LLB ’79, LLM ’01) is the 2020 recipient of the Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service.
To mark Philanthropy Day on November 15th, we're celebrating the generosity of Thomas Weeks. His years as a government documents specialist in the Sir James Dunn Law Library inspired him to create the Thomas E. Weeks Prize in International Law.
The 2019 recipient of the Schulich School of Law’s Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service is Fred Fountain, CM, LLD (LLB ’74), a lawyer, businessman, and philanthropist and a former chancellor of Dalhousie University.
In June of this year, Schulich Law’s student pro bono legal information clinic was awarded the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia’s (ISANS) Award for their efforts to help newcomers with legal issues.