Teaching to the Exams: Do It, Students Say

Come late March, the routine becomes the same in every class. Students ask how to apply a legal test in an exam setting, and instructors respond, “This is about more than the exam, but…” There exists a stigma about openly teaching to finals. As Emmeline Reeves writes in the Journal of Legal Education: “Teaching to … Continued

The 2019 Kawaskimhon Moot

From March 1st-3rd Schulich School of Law hosted the 25th annual Kawaskimhon Moot. It was the first time the moot has been hosted by Dalhousie since its beginnings at the University of Toronto in 1994. Kawaskimhon is Cree for “speaking with knowledge,” and this is part of what the moot encourages – coming together with … Continued

The Hidden Cost of A Criminal Record

By: Cydney Kane

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author, and not of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia. Imagine you have been working at a job you enjoy for a short period of time. Suddenly, you are being fired because the employer has discovered that you have a criminal record. … Continued

Reflections on Dal’s 5th National Labour Moot Win

By: Megan Thompson

I think I can speak for myself and my partner, Calvin DeWolfe, in saying that the National Labour Arbitration Competition was the most valuable and rewarding experience of law school thus far. Hosted by Mathews Dinsdale in Toronto, the competition includes teams from eight law schools across Canada, and is a simulation of a grievance … Continued

Beyond SALAD

  Samantha Addario 3L The Student Animal Law Association of Dalhousie (SALAD) is not a vegan club. Rather, we are a group of Dalhousie students who deal in animal advocacy, animal welfare, animal rights, and other forms of animal protection including education and awareness-raising of animal issues. Every year, we offer a wide and unique … Continued