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20th Legislative Drafting Conference

Making Laws in a Post-Modern World: Are You Ready?
A four-part online series taking place on September 10-18-24 and October 1, 2020.

Free Webinar Series on Indigenous Peoples and the Law

2020/2021 series of six webinars on Indigenous Peoples and the Law.

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.

On-Demand: Special Webcast

Will COVID-19 Be the Catalyst We Were Waiting for to Modernize the Courts?
90-minute special webcast featuring Chief Justice Richard Wagner and Professor Richard Susskind.

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Appreciating the Role of Emotions in the Court Room

The judges at the Montreal Palais de Justice have to be commended for their commitment to the training and education of law students. The Court accepted 12 candidates from CIAJ’s judicial internship program despite the difficult circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Considering the social distancing protocols put in place at the court, one could…