In the fall of 2020, the Schulich School of Law introduced a JD Certificate in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law giving students an opportunity to focus on this area and earn the Certificate upon graduation.
The Bertha Wilson Honour Society was established in 2012 to recognize our extraordinary alumni and showcase their geographic reach and contributions to law and society. Each year, we welcome alumni from across the country as members of the Society.
On November 9, two Schulich Law alumni joined the ranks of the outstanding and dedicated individuals who have received the Order of Nova Scotia: The Honourable Dr. Donald Oliver (LLB’64, LLD’03) and Shawna Y. Paris-Hoyte (BA’78, LLB’94, BSW’01, MSW’03).
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.