Training programs

Upcoming programs

April 2018

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

Location: Gatineau, QC
This program 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 to Civil Law jurisdictions, or both.
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 13

Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing
– Joint program with the NJI

Location: Toronto, ON
Mastering the Skill of Judgment Writing is an intensive program that will help judges take their judicial writing skills to an advanced level. The seminar features extensive small-group work and individualized feedback on writing problems from experienced judicial faculty and experts on judicial writing.
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 74

May 2018

Human Genetics, Law and Ethics

Location: Montreal, QC
Co-Chairs: Mr. Patrick A. Molinari, Ad. E., FRSC, Professor Bartha M. Knoppers, PhD

June 2018

Advanced Judicial Seminar on Administrative Law - Judges only!

Location: Ottawa, ON
More details will follow.

National Roundtable on Administrative Law

Location: Ottawa, ON
More details will follow.

Decision Writing Seminar
– Joint program with CCAT

Location: Ottawa, ON
This two-day seminar on decision writing provides essential tools for decision writers, new or experienced, to improve their decision writing skills. It includes lectures, discussions, and workshops that stress the nature of good prose, gender neutral language and the special requirements and challenges of decision writing.

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.
Canadian Judicial Council Resolution Reference Number: 28

September 2018

2018 Legislative Drafting Conference

Location: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
This program contains 6 Professionalism Hours (LSUC) and is eligible for up to 6 Substantive Hours. Participation at this conference is accredited in provinces where CLE requirements for lawyers are mandatory.

October 2018

2018 Annual Conference: Justice and Mental Health

Location: The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
The courts have often become the emergency rooms for unaddressed mental health issues. The 2018 conference will assess the tools available to the justice system to manage such issues when they arise with respect to witnesses, persons accused, and litigants.

January 2019

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