We are the library of the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Sir James Dunn Law Library occupies four floors in the Weldon Law Building with bright, comfortable space for study and research. A capable staff provides reference and support services for students, faculty, and other users.
1. Start with Secondary Stories
Secondary sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, books, and journals. Beginning with these tools helps you:
2. The Law - Legislation
In Canada much of the law is codified in statutes. Your secondary sources should have directed you to relevant statutes.
3. The Law - Cases
Statutes cannot possibly address all contexts of life. The courts apply statute law and general legal principles to specific fact situations.
4. Summarize Your Research