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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.

45th National Conference: Indigenous Peoples and the Law

***New Dates*** Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CIAJ has decided to postpone its October 2020 Annual Conference to April 2021.

On-demand: Webinar on Ageism and Neglect

Ageism and neglect during the COVID-19 Pandemic: How can we do better?
60-minute webinar featuring Martine Lagacé and Jane Meadus on June 23, now available on demand.

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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Interning at the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador: A Reflection

This summer, I have had the invaluable opportunity to intern at the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. John’s. I was particularly fortunate because in a typical summer the court is on recess, so complex matters are not heard. However, due to the effects of the COVID-19 shutdown, the court is continuing to…