THE WELDON QUARTERLY ISSUES

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OCTOBER 2018

Featuring messages from the 2018-19 LSS executive team. Justin Monahan discusses O-Week. Ziad Lawen on Ontario Premier Doug Ford's proposed use of s. 33 of the Charter. Also featuring correspondence from exchange student Emma Chapple. 

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DECEMBER 2018

Featuring interviews with former Gov. General The Right Honourable David Johnston on trust, and Senator Thomas McInnis on Bill C-45. Jeremy Ryant reflects on his experience mooting the Smith Shield. Dr. Nicholas Van Allen, Chelsea Cox, and Ziad Lawen each discuss various aspects of cannabis legalization, and Professor Archie Kaiser discusses decriminalization of drugs. Also featuring dispatches from Weldonites on exchange, and Samantha Addario on veganism and the best spots to eat in town.

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JANUARY 2019

Featuring an interview with the 83rd Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan. Reagan Seidler discusses the impact political views of professors can have on classroom discussion. Fabian Suarez-Amaya, Charlotte Henderson, Heather Webster, and Nancy Li each discuss the various pathways available during legal education. Cydney Kane talks about her work with the Elizabeth Fry Society and the effect a criminal record has individuals. Megan Thompson reflects on Dal Law's National Labour Moot win.

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APRIL 2019

In this LSS election issue candidates give us their pitches. Maile Graham-Laidlaw reflects on participating in the 25th Kawaskimhon Moot (hosted here at Weldon). Fabian Suarez-Amaya gives us his thoughts on the legal education system. Reagan Seidler discusses student opinions on teaching methods and exams.

 

Summer 2019 

In this issue Madison Ranta discusses O-Week, Monica Dairo reflects on her summer at the Canadian Centre for Legal Innovation in Sexual Assault Response, Michael Marot talks about his experience in South Africa working with the Projects Abroad Human Rights Office, Robert Belanger tells us about  the intricacies of International Humanitarian Law, and Caitlin Schropp & Danielle Deagle reflect on their summer working at a boutique personal injury law firm here in Halifax. The Weldon Times also sits down with Professor Steve Coughlan to discuss the changes Bill c-75 will have on criminal law and procedure. 

Fall 2019

Madison Ranta discusses the MMIWG Report with Professor Naiomi Metallic, meet the 2019-2020 LSS Executive, Robert Belanger discusses the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump, Micah Boyes addresses the aftermath of Canada's 2019 Elections, Monica Dairo sits down with Dr. Diane Saxe to talk climate change, Aly Sutton interviews criminal defence lawyer Joel Pink, Delani Thiel summarizes her interview with Senator Doug Black, and Ziad Lawen discusses the legal impacts of mining in outer space.

Winter 2020

Micah Boyes discusses the arrest of Meng Wanzhou in the context of the rule of law, Robert Belanger analysis the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani from an international law perspective, Sydney Hull lays out the profile of the NS CBA Law Students' Section, Matthew Frick discusses brexit and the future of the UK's exit from the EU, and Mark Pulak gives some tips on coping with eco-anxiety. Plus Tiffany Leung gives us the latest legal news briefing, and Madison Ranta briefs the recent SCC decisions. 

Spring 2020

Madison Ranta discusses the legal issues regarding the Wet'suwet'en protests, Justin Monahan sits down for an interview with Supreme Court of Canada Justice Clement Gascon, the Dalhousie Feminist Law Association discusses some of the activities the society has put on this year, Tiffany Leung elucidates some aspects of the Hong Kong protests, Micah Boyes looks at the constitutionality of bill c-5, Anthony Buckland offers a defence of Alan Dershowitz's argument against the impeachment of President Donald Trump, and the Dalhousie Youth Legal Education Society explains some of the work they have been doing this year. 

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