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

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New contact information as of April 1, 2019: 5950 Chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Office 450, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3S 1Z6, Tel.: 514-731-2855 / Fax: 514 731-3247

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Social Media on Legal Institutions

44th Annual Conference
October 16-18, 2019, Quebec City

Masters in Our House: Adjudicative Sovereignty versus Judicial Oversight

May 25, 2019, Montreal

Decision Writing Seminar

May 29-30, 2019, Montreal
Joint seminar with CCAT

Open Position

Executive Director ― The Law Foundation of British Columbia

Who we are

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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The Jury's Own Voice

The jury is said to be the conscience of a community (R v Sherratt). As the representatives of the public and the arbiters of culpability, jurors democratize criminal trials. Given the importance and authority accorded to that body, any changes to the law that determines how the jury is composed demands attention. In anticipation of…