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Public Lectures

Mini Law School

Always wanted to know what it's like to go to Law School? Come and find out at a free series of engaging public lectures that will give you a taste of what a legal education is all about.
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Health Law and Policy Seminar Series

This popular lunch time series features speakers sharing research and insights into a variety of health law and policy related issues.
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Business Law Speaker Series

The Schulich School of Law presents the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Business Law Forum, the Torys Visiting Professor in Business Law and the Ronald G. Smith Lecture in Business Law.
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Law & Technology Eminent Speaker Series

This seminar series explores issues on the edge of law and technology. Recent topics have included cyberbullying, police powers, and the ethics and usage of drone technology.
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Douglas M Johnston Lecture

This annual public lecture began in 2009 to honour the life and work of Douglas M Johnston, who was a leading teacher, scholar, and writer in the international marine and environmental law community.
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Innis Christie Symposium in Labour and Employment Law

This annual public lecture and intensive short course in labour and employment law was established to honour the memory of former Professor and Dean Innis Christie, QC and his accomplishments in the field of labour and employment law.
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Horace E Read Memorial Lecture

The Read Lecture series was inaugurated in 1975 to honour the memory of the late Horace E Read, OC, QC, who was Dean of Dalhousie Law School from 1950 until 1964, in recognition of his contribution to legal education and legal scholarship.

Dr Read's areas of interest were broad: law reform, legislation and the legislative process, conflict of law, labour law and legal education, and this is well reflected in the diversity of the lectures.
>  Learn more about recent and upcoming speakers in the Read Lecture Series

FB Wickwire Memorial Lecture in Professional Responsibility and Legal Ethics

This annual public lecture began in 1991 to honour the work and life of Frederick B (Ted) Wickwire. Mr. Wickwire worked tirelessly to ensure that Nova Scotia barristers maintained a level of uncompromised professionalism, and to develop legal aid in Nova Scotia. He was awarded the Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service posthumously in 1991, the year of his death.
>  Learn more about recent and upcoming speakers in the Wickwire Lecture Series

Class of '61 and '62 Distinguished Speakers

Established in 2013, this annual series brings top level speakers to the Schulich School of Law.
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The Sir Graham Day Ethics, Morality and the Law Lectures

The Sir Graham Day Ethics, Morality and the Law Lectures draw attention to the significance of ethics within the legal profession, and set ethical concerns in law in their larger societal context and within the shifting paradigm for understanding ethics and morality.
>  Learn more about recent and upcoming speakers in The Sir Graham Day Ethics, Morality and the Law Lecture Series