Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic: A student’s perspective

By: Nathaniel Ng-Cornish

My name is Nathaniel. I am a third-year law student and I just spent the summer semester at Dalhousie Legal Aid Service (“DLAS” or “the Clinic”). In this piece I discuss (i) a brief description of DLAS, (ii) a short summary of my work there, and (iii) some thoughts I’ve had about that work. As … Continued

What I Would Have Told My 1L Self

By: Melia Moorhouse

The first week of law school is an information overload. First, take a step back and breathe. There are lots of social events and lots – I really mean lots – of readings in the first weeks. It is hard to be prepared for law school and it will not be like any other schooling … Continued

Brief Intro to Trails Around the HRM

By: Lisandra Naranjo Hernandez

As some of you more outdoorsy folk are new to beautiful Halifax, I’d like to draw your attention to some of the amazing trails we have to offer. Think of them for your next weekend adventure or fun day trips at times when you just have to get away from law school for the sake … Continued

Charity Law: In Search of Leaders

By: Benjamin Miller

The Charity Law Interest Group, a club at the University of Toronto, is looking for leaders at Dal to join Western, Osgoode, and us in advocating for charity and non-profit law curriculum at our respective schools. To put it simply, Canada has a problem. It has the second largest charitable and non-profit sector in the … Continued

CDO Resources

By: Jacob Glover

Within the tempest of job searching, career planning, networking, and 100% exams that is law school, the Career Development Office can provide you some shelter and firm ground. The CDO offers resources through online handouts and handbooks, career counselling staff, and the MySculich Job Bank. The job bank in myschulichlaw.com can be a useful tool … Continued

Lawyers Without Borders: The failings of an international human rights tool in protecting trafficked individuals

By: Melia Moorhouse

Often the first image that comes to mind when the term trafficking is used is a female sex worker being coerced against her will into a life of slavery. While those trafficked persons are absolutely subject to horrifying conditions our own ideas of the helpless victim often cloud the judgement that is necessary to actually … Continued

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