Loot Boxes

By: Sam Clark

A controversial issue in video gaming in the past year is the role of “loot boxes”.  “Loot boxes” are virtual items containing a randomised assortment of virtual items that can be purchased using either in-game currency or real money.  Previously, these items were cosmetic items which didn’t affect in-game performance, or were limited to free-to-play … Continued

Out of Province Students Excluded from 2018 Convocation

By: Melia Moorhouse

Dalhousie’s law school advertises itself as a “national” law school. It indeed has achieved that goal by attracting a student population that is well over half from outside the Maritime Provinces. A sizeable portion of this year’s graduating class comes all the way from the West Coast and the Province of British Columbia. Unfortunately for … Continued

Grasping for Decency in 2017

By: Fabian Suárez-Ameya

Like many of you, I visit daily the desolate wasteland we call the Modern Internet. Down south, Donald Trump continues to do his best Joffrey Baratheon impression. In an impressive commitment to political dichotomy, Twitter eggs assure me that I owe Antifa my support, unless, you know, I’m some kind of fascist. Middle-aged, middle-class micro-bloggers … 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

A Guide to Course Selection

By: Sam Clark

In undergrad, course selection was easy. At most schools, courses were three credits and you would take four or five courses a semester. Now in law school, you have two, three, four, and five credit courses, along with something called a paper course. So if you are wondering what courses to take and when, this … Continued