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National Indigenous History Month 2021

Discover our free Webinar Series on “Indigenous Peoples and the Law”
Six webinars on demand

Redesigning Justice Administration: Pillars and Obstacles of Innovation

90-minute webinar in collaboration with PwC Canada
June 16, 2021

Judgment Writing Seminar

“One of the best and potentially most useful courses I have ever attended.”
June 28-July 1, 2021

45th Annual Conference: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

***New Dates*** Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Annual Conference is postponed to November 2021.

Dialogues on Judging

Challenges and Rewards of a Long-Serving Career (2022 Edition)
Upcoming in 2022

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Join a multidisciplinary and bilingual legal network across Canada! Since its inception in 1974, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) brings together individuals and institutions involved in the administration of justice and promotes excellence through knowledge, learning and the exchange of ideas. CIAJ offers multidisciplinary programs designed for all stakeholders in the justice system, prepares reports and issues recommendations that could lay the groundwork for change.

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CIAJ members come from all regions of Canada, and include members of the legal profession, the judiciary, professors and law students, legislative 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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Legally Blonde: Zoom Edition

The sun comes up, “Perfect Day” by Hoku starts blasting on the radio, and Elle Woods sits straight up in bed. Her smiling face is perfectly framed by her mid-length blond hair as she hops up and takes stock of the day. The first day of Law School, to be exact, and she wants everything to go perfectly.