Author Copyright

Publication in the Dalhousie Law Journal is conditional on authors giving the Journal a limited assignment of copyright.

This authorization extends to:

  1. Permitting material published in the Journal to be reproduced free of charge for use in course materials for Canadian law schools, provided such materials are distributed to students on a free or cost recovery basis and provided that proper attributions are made. This limited assignment of copyright enables the Journal to extend to Canadian law professors the privileges in the next full paragraph.
  2. Permitting the full text of the article to be made available in online format with Lexis-Nexis on a non-exclusive basis. Authors retain the right to make their articles available online with other service providers.

Material published in issues of the Dalhousie Law Journal may be reproduced for inclusion in course materials or handouts in any Canadian law school so long as it is used solely for instructional purposes and provided free of charge or sold to students on a cost recovery basis. 

The course for which such materials may be used must be offered by a law school in Canada to students enrolled within the university. Any such use of material from this issue must be accompanied by the author's name, the title of the article and the appropriate citation. Authorization does not extend to permitting uses of the work in which it will be edited or displayed in such a way as to distort its content.

The views expressed in the contents of the Journal are those of the authors. Neither the Dalhousie Law Journal nor Dalhousie University is responsible for opinions expressed, which remain the copyright of the author.

The Dalhousie Law Journal is indexed in the Index to Canadian Legal Periodical Literature, the Current Law Index and the Index to Legal Periodicals.