Events

Upcoming events

October 2016

41st Annual Conference – Civil Justice and Economics: A Matter of Value

Location: Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON
Most Canadian judges, practitioners and those involved in the administration of justice rarely have the opportunity to consider their work through the lens of law and economics. The premise of this conference is that economic concepts could help us understand the effects of what we do and could help us better assess the effectiveness, both economically and socially, of choices and decisions the actors in the administration of justice make.

Seminar for New Federally Appointed Judges (2016 Fall Program):
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Halifax, NS
This program, offered jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, is designed so that new judges may participate in sessions that are most relevant to them topically. Throughout the week, the seminar subjects are divided between those that apply to Common Law jurisdictions, those that apply…

November 2016

Ethics & Mental Health
– Joint program with TAG

Location: Toronto, ON
Joint program with The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG). Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patrick Krill.

January 2017

Seminar in Administrative Law: Dealing Effectively with Judicial Review
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Quebec, QC
This program, offered jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, is designed to familiarize trial judges with principles and practices relating to applications for judicial review. The program will develop a framework for dealing with such applications that will allow individual judges to deal with judicial reviews both systematically and effectively.

Style & Context: Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Toronto, ON
This program is designed for judges who wish to enhance their understanding of the principles of effective judgment writing and their ability to put them into practice. Presented jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, the program is designed for judges with at least five years of experience...

April 2017

Seminar for New Federally Appointed Judges (2017 Spring Program):
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Gatineau, QC
This program, offered jointly by the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice and the National Judicial Institute, is designed so that new judges may participate in sessions that are most relevant to them topically. Throughout the week, the seminar subjects are divided between those that apply to Common Law jurisdictions, those that apply…

May 2017

2017 National Roundtable on Administrative Law

Location: Vancouver, BC

June 2017

Judgment Writing Seminar

Location: Montreal, QC
This seminar is designed to assist judges in improving their judgment-writing skills. The program includes lectures, discussions, and workshops that stress the nature of good prose, point-first writing and the special requirements and special challenges of judicial writing. Since the art of writing is a skill that, like all skills, can be improved only through practice, much of the instruction will center on written exercises and judgments...

October 2017

2017 Annual Conference: Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity in the Administration of Justice

Location: Montreal, QC
More details to come.