DLAS: An Interview with Dick Evans

By: Lisandra Naranjo Hernandez

Dalhousie Legal Aid Service (DLAS), often referred to as ‘the Clinic’, has been a part of the Halifax community since 1970. It is a clinical law program which provides third year law students from the Schulich School of Law, with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the practice of law. Many students, myself included, have … 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

Lawyers Without Borders Newsletter: March

By: Vanessa Kinnear

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” – Benjamin Franklin Imagine if someone harmed one of your family members, but there was no way to get justice for him or her. What if you urgently needed help from the police, but no one came to … Continued

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

By: Ria Guidone

“…your argument was good, but your manner is too cold. Try and warm up, try and smile a little. You should seduce the court.” The words came sharply to the forefront of my mind on the February night where I parted with the Cup my moot partner and I had won last year at a … Continued