CIAJ Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice Listening. Learning. Leading.

2016 Annual Conference

Civil Justice and Economics:
A Matter of Value
October 5-7, 2016, Ottawa

Administrative Law

Dealing Effectively with Judicial Review (Seminar)
January 17-20, 2017, Quebec

Judgment Writing

Style & Context:
Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing
January 29 - February 2, 2017, Toronto

Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize

Congrats to Graham Sharp
3rd year undergraduate student
University of Saskatchewan College of Law

2017 Annual Conference

Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity in the Administration of Justice
October 4-6, 2017, Montreal

Our Mission

The Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) promotes excellence and leadership in the administration of justice through knowledge, learning and the exchange of ideas. The CIAJ offers education and research programs and provides a forum for everyone interested in the administration of justice.

CIAJ is a voluntary non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of justice for all Canadians. Since its inception in 1974, the CIAJ has kept a critical eye on our justice system and explored cutting-edge issues likely to improve the administration of justice and preserve a strong and independent judiciary.

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CIAJ members come from all regions of Canada, and include members of the legal profession, the judiciary, professors, legal drafters, members of administrative tribunals, journalists, court personnel, representatives of government agencies, staff of social and police agencies, and the public.

We offer services in both official languages.

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