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Free Webinar Series on Indigenous Peoples and the Law

Court Changes after the COVID-19 Pandemic and Indigenous Cultural Relevancy
March 10, 2021

Restorative Justice Measures in Canada

90-minute webinar in collaboration with the NBLF
March 17, 2021

Decision Writing Seminar

Joint program wit CCAT
June 9-10, 2021

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.

Podcast "In All Fairness"

Discover the episodes on writing skills, administrative law, and human rights

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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 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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Drifting With Some Purpose in the Waters of Canadian Bijuralism

Nathan Afilalo, you are bilingual and have studied both Civil Law and Common Law at McGill University. You have just been called to the Ontario Bar and are preparing for your Quebec Bar exam. You seem to be the perfect example of Canadian bijuralism! What made you choose this specific path? I first applied to…