For law students

CIAJ provides law students with various tools and projects through its Student Section. In addition to building bridges between students across Canada, the Section is an exclusive learning platform, offering numerous opportunities for students to network and collaborate with key players in the Canadian legal arena. Become a CIAJ student member for only 10$ and enjoy all the benefits!


Past activities

Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship

The Charles D. Gonthier Research Fellowship supports research in relation to the topic of the annual conference. The competition is open to faculty and graduate students at Canadian universities.
Deadline: March 31, 2020

 

Judicial Internships Across Canada

This program is open to students registered in an undergraduate degree at a Canadian Faculty of Law. Internships take place between May 1 and September 1 of the current year, over the course of one week or more depending on the availability of participating judges.
Deadline: April 17, 2020

 

CIAJ’S Three-Minute Video Contest

In 2021, CIAJ will host its 46th Annual Conference in Halifax on “The Right to Dignity in Canadian Law: From the Cradle to the Grave.” CIAJ wishes to hear the voices of law students on a subject so fundamental to Canadian law and governance.
Deadline: May 29, 2020

 

Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize

A stipend of $1,000…and much more! Christine Huglo Robertson Essay Prize is open to students registered in an undergraduate degree at a Faculty of Law at a Canadian university.
Deadline: June 12, 2020

 

Jury representation

Call for law students | Provincial Roundtables on Jury Representation

In the spring and fall of 2019, the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice (CIAJ) will be holding Provincial Roundtables on Jury Representation which will take place in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada respectively.
Deadline: January 31, 2019

 

2019 Student Panel

2019 Annual Conference Free Student Panel | “Deepfakes, Image-Based Abuse and Online Harm”

CIAJ’s 2019 Annual Conference on “The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Social Media on Legal Institutions” will take place in Quebec City, October 16-18, 2019.
Date: October 17, 2019, at 3 pm

 

CIAJ’S Three-Minute Video Contest

In 2020, CIAJ will host its 45th Annual Conference in Vancouver on “Indigenous Peoples and the Law.” CIAJ wishes to hear the voices of law students on a subject so fundamental to Canadian law and governance.
Deadline: September 30, 2019