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Happy Holidays!

May your year be filled with personal and professional achievements and may our shared projects for better justice find success! Please note that our office will be closed from noon on Friday, December 22, 2017, until Wednesday, January 3, 2018 inclusively.

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“CIAJ remains a unique forum where members of the judiciary, the bar and the academic milieu can join forces to analyze current issues and attempt to find solutions that contribute to the well-being of society as a whole.”
– Quebec Chief Justice Nicole Duval Hesler

Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing

April 22-26, 2018, Toronto
(Joint program with the NJI)

Human Genetics, Law and Ethics

May 10, 2018, Montreal
Co-Chairs: Mr. Patrick A. Molinari, Ad. E., FRSC, Professor Bartha M. Knoppers, PhD

Decision Writing Seminar

June 6-7, 2018, Otawa
(Joint program with CCAT)

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 training 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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Shaping Justice Together

The justice system is being criticized a lot these days. We must admit that some of that criticism is justified. If we observe a system that is flagging and must be renewed, we must also recognize that every day, men and women are acting in concrete ways to improve the system and its accessibility.