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Seminar on Personal Prejudices and Cognitive Biases (2024 Edition)

Judges and administrative decision-makers only
January 25, 2024

Special Topics in Administrative Law (2024 Edition)

Judges Only
May 30, 2024, in person in Ottawa

Legislative Drafting Conference (2024 Edition)

September 16-18, 2024
In person in Ottawa & Online

2024 Annual Conference on "Families and the Law"

October 9-11, 2024
In person in Winnipeg & Online

CIAJ Podcast "In All Fairness"

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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 customized training and 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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Banish Your Backlog: Concise Decision-Writing as a Teachable Skill That Improves Timely Justice

Many people know that tribunals, courts, and other government decision-makers have increasingly long backlogs. What fewer people may realize is that the length of decisions are also soaring, and that there is a strong negative correlation between decision length and how many decisions a court publishes.