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Roundtables

May 27, 2016 | Chasing the Reasonableness Rainbow: The Translucence of Judicial Review

Title: Chasing the Reasonableness Rainbow: The Translucence of Judicial Review
Date: May 27, 2016
Co-Chairs: Mr. Athanasios Hadjis, Mr. Michael Gottheil, The Honourable Justice Georgina Jackson
Location: Ottawa, ON

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
R65 The Content and Parameters of Reasonableness Review (or: How Much Reasonableness Can We Reasonably Bear?) (PowerPoint) Sheila Wildeman 33 pages 11.55
R64 Charter Values in Statutory Interpretation and in the Exercise of Discretion (PowerPoint) Harvey M. Groberman 17 pages 5.95
R63 How Does a Tribunal Write a Reasonable Decision? On Aspect: Collecting the "Relevant Evidence" in Regulatory Proceedings (PowerPoint) Simon Turmel 12 pages 4.20
R62 How Does a Tribunal Write a Reasonable Decision? (PowerPoint) Julie Baril 9 pages 3.15
R61 Identifying the Review Standard for Administrative Decisions "Deference in a Nutshell: Sort Of!" Joseph T. Robertson 34 pages 11.90
R60 Stand Up or Sit Down? OEB and the Tribunal's Role Before a Reviewing Court (PowerPoint) Margaret Leighton 25 pages 8.75

March 10, 2016 | A Vexing Issue: National Roundtable on the Vexatious Litigant

Title: A Vexing Issue:  National Roundtable on the Vexatious Litigant
Date: March 10, 2016
Co-Chairs: David A. Wright, Margaret Leighton
Location: Toronto, ON

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
R52 Vexatious Litigants:  A View From the Profession (PowerPoint) Freya Kristjanson, Tom Schreiter 35 pages 12.25
R51 The Vexatious Litigant:  A Tribunal Perspective (PowerPoint) David Muir 20 pages 7.00
R50 The Unreasonable, Querulant and Vexatious as Self Represented Litigants (PowerPoint) Grant Lester 14 pages 4.90

March 17-18, 2016 | Roundtable on Sentencing

Title: Roundtable on Sentencing
Date: March 17-18, 2016
Co-Chairs: The Honourable Justice Elizabeth Bennett, The Honourable Judge Patrick Healy
Location: Montreal, QC

 

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R56 Victim impact statements at sentencing: Towards a clearer understanding of their aims, University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume 65, Number 2, Spring 2015, pp. 85-123 (Article), Published by University of Toronto Press. Marie Manikis 39 pages
R55 Constitutional Challenges to Mandatory Minimum Sentences after Nur and Anderson Michael Code 7 pages 2.45
  R54 The Myth of the Double-Edged Sword: An Empirical Study of Neuroscience Evidence in Criminal Cases, Boston College Law Review, Volume 56, Issue 2 Deborah Denno 61 pages
R53 Sentencing and Neuroscience (PowerPoint) Deborah Denno 39 pages 13.65

September 2015 | Complex Criminal Trials

Title:  CIAJ's Complex Criminal Trials Roundtable
Date:  September, 2015
Location:  Vancouver, BC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R67 Recommendations from BC Roundable on Complex Criminal Trials - September 2015 9 pages

May 30, 2014 | Self-Represented and Unrepresented Parties: Responding to the New Normal – when nothing seems normal anymore

Title: Self-Represented and Unrepresented Parties: Responding to the New Normal - when nothing seems normal anymore
Date: May 30, 2014
Co-Chairs: Michael Gottheil, Athanasios Hadjis
Location: Gatineau, QC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R48 Wrap-up and Lessons Learned/Conclusions et leçons à retenir Martine Valois 12 pages
  R47 Responding to the New Normal:  the Self-Represented Litigant Phenomenon (PowerPoint) Julie Macfarlane 13 pages
  R46 Part 4 - Opportunities and Challenges:  Non-Lawyer Forms of Assistance in Provinding Access to Justice for Middle-Income Earners Russell Engler 30 pages
  R45 When Does Representation Matter? Russell Engler 20 pages
  R44 A New Access to Justice Landscape (PowerPoint) Trevor Farrow 18 pages
  R43 Challenges and solutions regarding self-represented litigants before the CLP Pascale Gauthier 9 pages
  R42 Les enjeux et solutions liés à l’encadrement des personnes non représentées à la Commission des lésions professionnelles Pascale Gauthier 7 pages

May 2, 2014 | Complex Criminal Trials

Title:  CIAJ's Complex Criminal Trials Roundtable
Date:  May 2, 2014
Chair:  Christine Mainville, Henein Hutchison LLP
Location:  Vancouver, BC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R66 Report on the CIAJ's Complex Criminal Trials Roundtable - May 2, 2014 Christine Mainville 21 pages

November 2, 2013 | The Changing Tides of Administrative Justice: Tribunals Applying the Charter and Human Rights Codes

Title:  Atlantic Regional Roundtable on Administrative Law - The Changing Tides of Administrative Justice:  Tribunals Applying the Charter and Human Rights Codes
Date:  November 2, 2013
Chair:  
Andrea Smillie
Location
:  Halifax, NS

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R41 Administrative Law and the Charter - The Latest Chapter: Doré v. Barreau du Québec (PowerPoint) Sheila Wildeman 74 pages
  R40 Martin and Laseur and some of its progeny:  Administrative tribunals dealing with the Charter Kenny LeBlanc 36 pages
  R39 Martin - Ten Years Later, Experience with Constitutional Jurisdiction Louanne Labelle 14 pages

May 24, 2013 | National Dialogue On Administrative Law – Welcome to My World

Title:  National Dialogue On Administrative Law - Welcome to My World
Date:  May 24, 2013
Chair:  Michael Gottheil
Location:  Toronto, ON

 

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R38  Scenario 1 - Discretion, Interpretation and Charter Values Sheila Wildeman, Freya Kristjanson, Nicolas Lambert 6 pages
  R37  Scenario 2 - Human Rights and Liquor Licensing David Wright 5 pages
  R36 Scenario 3 - Practical and Procedural Issues When Dealing with Code and Constitutional Issues Michael Gottheil 2 pages

May 11, 2012 | Dialogue Between Courts and Tribunals – Top Ten Issues in Administrative Law

Title:  Dialogue Between Courts and Tribunals - Top Ten Issues in Administrative Law
Date
:  May 11, 2012
Chair:  Heather MacNaughton
Location
:  Calgary, AB

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R35 Judicial Deference and Reasonableness Review after Dunsmuir Matthew Lewans 23 pages
  R34  Dealing with Dunsmuir:  Judicial Deference and Reasonableness Review (PowerPoint) (Morning Session)  Matthew Lewans 15 pages
  R33 Recent Developments in Procedural Fairness (PowerPoint) (Afternoon Session)  Matthew Lewans 13 pages
  R32 Recent Issues in Jurisdiction (PowerPoint) Laverne Jacobs 14 pages
  R31 Adequacy of Reasons (PowerPoint) Laverne Jacobs 14 pages
  R30 Administrative Law & The Charter (PowerPoint)  Laverne Jacobs 20 pages

June 3, 2011 | Dialogue Between Courts and Tribunals – Ten Top Issues in Administrative Law

Title:  National Roundtable - Dialogue Between Courts and Tribunals - Ten Top Issues in Administrative Law
Date:  June 3, 2011
Chair:  
Heather MacNaughton
Location
:  Ottawa, ON

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R29 Regulatory Negligence and Administrative Law Freya Kristjanson, Stephen Moreau 29 pages
  R28 Tribunals by Tweets: Independence in the 21st Century Freya Kristjanson 15 pages
  R27 Selected Topics in Administrative Law Freya Kristjanson, Lorne Sossin 40 pages

May 28, 2010 | The Adjudicative Process and New Information Technologies

Title:  National Roundtable - The Adjudicative Process and New Information Technologies
Date:  May 28, 2010
Chair:  
Heather MacNaughton
Location
:  Montreal, QC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R26 The Adjudicative Process and the 'New' Media Circus:  The Impact of Technology on Courtroom Journalism, Decorum and Privacy Nicolas Vermeys 17 pages
  R25 Panel on Justice and the Media J. Colin MacKinnon 72 pages
  R24 The adjudicative process in the Internet age: A new equation for privacy and openness Deputy Commissioner Chantal Bernier 10 pages
  R23 Closed courts and the media: The Toronto 18 case Professor John Miller 8 pages

May 3, 2010 | Timeliness and Adequacy of Reasons

Title:  Regional Roundtable - Timeliness and Adequacy of Reasons
Date
:  May 3, 2010
Co-Chairs:  Katherine Swinton, David Stratas
Location
:  Toronto, ON

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R22 Decision-makers under new scrutiny: sufficiency of reasons and timely decision-making David Stratas 42 pages

May 29, 2009 | National Roundtable – Dunsmuir Back to the Future: Considering the Implications of the Supreme Court’s Attempt to Bring Certainty to Judicial Review Standard

Title:  National Roundtable - Dunsmuir Back to the Future: Considering the Implications of the Supreme Court's Attempt to Bring Certainty to Judicial Review Standard
Date:  May 29, 2009
Chair:  
Heather MacNaughton
Location
:  Halifax, NS

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R21 Dunsmuir and Substantive Review – Implications and Impact: A Preliminary Assessment Gerald Heckman 57 pages
  R20 Dunsmuir and Substantive Review – Implications and Impact: A Preliminary Assessment - PowerPoint Gerald Heckman 10 pages
  R19 Dunsmuir Update Andrew Wray 21 pages

October 27, 2006 | Regional Roundtable

Title:  Regional Roundtable - L'expert devant le tribunal : efficacité et objectivité, comment y parvenir
Date:  October 27, 2006
Co-Chairs:  
André Ouimet, François Rolland, Guy Gagnon, Michel Doyon, Jacques Forgues, Donald Béchard
Location
:  Boucherville, QC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R7 L’expert devant le tribunal : efficacité et objectivité : comment y parvenir? Sophie Lavallée 32 pages
  R6 L’expert : recevabilité, qualification et force probante Donald Bechard 227 pages
  R5 Allocution du juge en chef de la cour du Québec, l’honorable Guy Gagnon - L’EXPERTISE Guy Gagnon 26 pages
  R4 L’expert devant le tribunal sous l’angle de l’efficacité et de l’objectivité : comment y parvenir ? Jacques Forges 6 pages

May 8, 2009 – Les conflits juridictionnels en droit administratif québecois

Title:  Les conflits juridictionnels en droit administratif québecois
Date:  May 8, 2009
Co-Chairs:  
André Ouimet, Christian Brunelle
Location
:  Boucherville, QC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R18 Les conflits juridictionnels : le point de vue des acteurs - Le point de vue de la Conférence des Arbitres du Québec Diane Veilleux 7 pages
  R17 Les conflits juridictionnels en matière de lésions professionnelles Jean-François Clément 18 pages
  R16 Les conflits juridictionnels : le point de vue de la Commission des relations du travail Monique Hébert 14 pages
  R15 Les conflits de compétence entre tribunaux spécialisés :  Une question de textes ou de contextes? Christian Brunelle, Mélanie Samson 29 pages
  R14 Les conflits juridictionnels : le point de vue des acteurs Guylaine Henri 25 pages
  R13 Les conflits de compétence en droit administratif québécois:  le point de vue de la Commission des relations du travail lorsque des questions de droit constitutionnel sont en litige (PowerPoint) Monique Hébert, Andrée St-Georges 3 pages

June 25, 2008 | National Roundtable – Timeliness and Adequacy of Reasons

Title:  National Roundtable - Timeliness and Adequacy of Reasons
Date:  June 25, 2008
Chair:
 Heather MacNaughton
Location
:  Gatineau, QC

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R12 Personal Data Protection in Decisions Frédéric Pelletier 12 pages
  R11 Decision-makers under new scrutiny: sufficiency of reasons and timely decision-making David Stratas 34 pages
  R10 Hearing Back - Piecing Together Timeliness in Saskatchewan’s Administrative Tribunals Ken Fenwick 60 pages

2001 – 2007 | Dialogue between Courts and Tribunals: Essays in Administrative Law and Justice

This collection provides a rich analysis of key issues of administrative law and justice.  Written by leading voices from academia, the judiciary and the administrative justice community, this collection of essays offers insight from empirical, theoretical and doctrinal perspectives.  

"The publication of this volume gives these excellent papers the wider readership which they richly deserve.  All interested in administrative justice in Canada are indebted to the authors and editors... for this timely, stimulating, and informative collection." - The Honourable Justice John M. Evans, Federal Court of Appeal.

Laverne A. Jacobs is a law professor at the University of Windsor.

The Honourable Justice Anne L. Mactavish is a judge of the Federal Court.

Published in association with Les Éditions Thémis and with the generous support of the Law Foundation of British Columbia.  The publication is now out of stock.

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  PUB2007-A Introductory Pages - Foreword, Introduction, Table of Contents 10 pages
  PUB2007-1 Discovering What Tribunals Do: Tribunal Standing Before the Courts Laverne A. Jacobs, Thomas S. Kuttner 38 pages
  PUB2007-2 Tribunal Independence and Impartiality: Rethinking the Theory after Bell and Ocean Port Hotel - A Call for Empirical Analysis Laverne A. Jacobs 24 pages
  PUB2007-3 The Expert Tribunal Laverne A. Jacobs, Thomas S. Kuttner 26 pages
  PUB2007-4 Tribunals and Policy-Making: From Legitimacy to Fairness Lorne Sossin, France Houle 63 pages
  PUB2007-5 Designing Mediation Systems for Use in Administrative Agencies and Tribunals - The B.C. Human Rights Experience Philip Bryden, William Black 56 pages
  PUB2007-6 Standards of Review in Administrative Law David Phillip Jones 120 pages
  PUB2007-7 Analyzing Problems of Exclusive and Concurrent Jurisdiction Aloke Chatterjee 18 pages
  PUB2007-8 Consistency in Tribunal Decision Making: What Really Goes on Behind Closed Doors Kevin Whitaker, Michael Gottheil, Michael Uhlmann 22 pages
  PUB2007-9 Conclusions David Mullan 14 pages
  PUB2007-10 Contributors 4 pages
  PUB2007-11 Index 8 pages

May 4, 2007 | National Roundtable – Effecting Consistency in Tribunal Decision-Making

Title:  National Roundtable - Effecting Consistency in Tribunal Decision-Making
Date
:  May 4, 2007
Chair:  Tom Kuttner
Location:  Vancouver, BC

 

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R9 Earlier Solutions, Faster Justice:  The Future of Administrative Justice in British Columbia Allan Seckel 17 pages
  R8 Interim Report of the Agency Cluster Facilitator for the Municipal, Environment and Land Planning Tribunals Kevin Whitaker 23 pages

June 9, 2006 | National Roundtable – Exclusive and Concurrent Jurisdiction

Title:  National Roundtable - Exclusive and Concurrent Jurisdiction
Date:  June 9, 2006
Co-Chairs:  
Nancy Spies, Tom Kuttner
Location
:  Ottawa, ON

# Title Author(s) Pages Price
  R3 Developments in Administrative Law: The 2004 - 2005 Term Laverne Jacobs 46 pages
  R2 Issue Estoppel, Collateral Attack & Abuse of Process   Thomas Kuttner 7 pages
  R1 CCAT Conference 2006 – Opening Plenary:  The Integrated Tribunal – From Concept to Reality - Integrated Alignment:  Mastering the Conceptual Challenges of Governance in Daily Tribunal Operation Laverne Jacobs 8 pages