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About Jodi Lazare

Jodi was appointed assistant professor in 2017, prior to which she was a visiting Schulich Fellow and part-time faculty member. She holds a Doctor of Civil Law and Master of Laws from McGill University, degrees in both common law and civil law from the University of Ottawa, a graduate diploma in journalism from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Arts (English - Cultural Studies) also from McGill. Jodi completed her articles as a law clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice Michael Moldaver at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Jodi's family law research examines the economic and non-economic consequences of family breakdown, including the practice of judicial reliance on the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines, the underlying theoretical bases for the spousal support obligation, and comparative understandings of post-marital obligations across provincial lines. Where nonhuman animals are concerned, Jodi researches and writes on legal models of companion animal ownership.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Law, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
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Disciplines

Law


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Honors and Awards

  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada)
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada)
  • Wainwright Scholarship for Law (McGill)


Education

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BA, McGill University
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Grad. Dipl. Journalism, University Concordia
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LL.L., University of Ottawa
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JD, University of Ottawa
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LLM, McGill University
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DCL, McGill University
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Contact Information

Schulich School of Law
Weldon Law Building
6061 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

Email: jodi.lazare@dal.ca


Recent Works (2)

Articles (4)

Book Chapters (1)

Media (4)