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

Restaurants Review

By: Sam Clark

Best Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant: Heartwood Full disclosure: I have never been to Heartwood.  But when I asked some of the vegans at Dal Law where they all go, Heartwood came up frequently.  I never plan on going there.  I like food with taste.  However, I took a look at their website and they have stuff that … 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 can be a useful tool … Continued

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