All Publications

Year Title Category
2016 Why is Judicial Independence Important to You? Judicial Independence
2015 Handbook Of Practice And Procedure of CJC Inquiry Committees Judicial Conduct
2015 The Council's internal guidelines for receiving and reviewing complaints about a judge's conduct are set out in the Review Procedures (2015) (PDF) (Note: These are internal procedures. For a general description of the complaint process, click here.) By-Laws and Procedures
2015 The Inquiries and Investigations By-laws (2015) (PDF)outline the process and parameters to be followed when an Inquiry Committee is constituted By-Laws and Procedures
2015Annual Report 2015Annual Report
2014Annual Report 2014Annual Report
2014 The Council's internal guidelines for receiving and reviewing complaints about a judge's conduct are set out in the Complaints Procedures (2014) (PDF) (Note: These are internal procedures. For a general description of the complaint process, click here.) By-Laws and Procedures
2014 Facebook and Social Networking Security Technology
2014 Is Skype Safe for Judges? Technology
2014 Model Wireless Networking Policy for Canadian Courts Technology
2014 Ten Things Judges Can Do Now to Improve the Security of Judicial Data Technology
2014 Wireless Network Security at Home Technology
2014 Wireless Network Security When On the Road Technology
2013 Blueprint for the Security of Judicial Information (4th Edition)  (PDF) Technology
2013 Annual Report 2013 Annual Report
2013 Comparative Analysis of Key Characteristics of Court Administration Systems Administration of Justice
2013 Court Information Management Policy Framework to Accommodate the Digital Environment Administration of Justice, Technology
2013 Guidelines on Benchmarking of Costs Administration of Justice
2012 Annual Report 2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report 2011 Annual Report
2011 Decision Templates Technology
2010 Annual Report 2010 Annual Report
2010 Facebook and Social Networking Security (PDF) Technology
2010 Is Skype Safe for Judges? (PDF) Technology
2010 Protocol on the Appointment of Judges to Commissions of Inquiry  
2010 The Canadian Justice System and the Media (PDF)  
2010 The Council's internal guidelines for receiving and reviewing complaints about a judge's conduct are set out in the Complaints Procedures (2010) (PDF) (Note: These are internal procedures. For a general description of the complaint process, click here.) By-Laws and Procedures
2010 The Inquiries and Investigations By-laws (2010) (PDF)outline the process and parameters to be followed when an Inquiry Committee is constituted By-Laws and Procedures
2010 Wireless Network Security at Home (PDF) Technology
2010 Wireless Network Security When On the Road (PDF) Technology
2009 Annual Report 2009 Annual Report
2009 Blueprint for the Security of Judicial Information (3rd Edition)  (PDF) Technology
2009 Canadian Citation Committee - The Preparation, Citation and Distribution of Canadian Decisions  (PDF) Technology
2009 Ten Things Judges Can Do Now to Improve the Security of Judicial Data (4th Edition)  (PDF) Technology
2009 The Appellate Craft (PDF)  
2008 Access to Justice: Report on Selected Reform Initiatives in Canada (PDF)  
2008 Annual Report 2008 Annual Report
2008 Judicial Education Guidelines for Canadian Superior Courts (PDF)  
2008 Model Wireless Networking Policy for Canadian Courts  (PDF) Technology
2008 National Generic Protocol for use with the National Model Practice Direction For the Use of Technology in Civil Litigation (PDF) Technology
2008 National Model Practice Direction For the Use of Technology in Civil Litigation (PDF) Technology
2008 Publication Restriction Notices (PDF) Technology
2008 Use of Neutral Citation for Case Law (PDF) Technology
2007 Administering Justice for the Public (PDF)  
2007 Annual Report 2007 Annual Report
2007 Council Policy on International Judicial Activities (PDF)  
2007 The Canadian Justice System and the Media (PDF)  
2006 Alternative Models of Court Administration (PDF)  
2006 Annual Report 2006 Annual Report
2006 Statement of Principles on Self-represented Litigants and Accused Persons (PDF)  
2006 Well-Run Appeals (PDF)  
2005 Annual Report 2005 Annual Report
2005 Model Policy for Access to Court Records (PDF) Technology
2005 Synthesis of the Comments on JTAC’s Discussion Paper on Open Courts, Electronic Access to Court Records, and Privacy (PDF) Technology
2005 Use of Personal Information in Judgments and Recommended Protocol (PDF) Technology
2004 Annual Report 2004 Annual Report
2004 Ethical Principles for Judges (PDF). This publication provides ethical guidance for federally appointed judges. It describes the necessary principles of judicial independence, integrity, diligence, equality, and impartiality. Judicial Conduct
2004 Model Protocol for Court Technology Committees  (PDF) Technology
2003 Annual Report 2003 Annual Report
2003 Model Judicial Acceptable Use Policy for Computer Technology  (PDF) Technology
2003 Open Courts, Electronic Access to Court Records, and Privacy  (PDF) Technology
2002 Annual Report 2002 Annual Report
2002 Canadian Guide to the Uniform Preparation of Judgments  (PDF) Technology
2002 Computer and E-Mail Workplace Surveillance in Canada (PDF), Geist, Professor Michael.    Technology
2002 Computer Monitoring Guidelines (PDF) Technology
2002

The Way Forward, (PDF), Final Report of the Special Committee on Future Directions to the Canadian Judicial Council.

 
2001 Annual Report 2001 Annual Report
2001 Some Guidelines on the Use of Contempt Powers (PDF)  
2000 Annual Report 2000 Annual Report
1999 A Neutral Citation Standard for Case Law Technology
1999 A Neutral Citation Standard for Case Law  
1999 Annual Report 1999 Annual Report
1998 Annual Report 1998 Annual Report
1998 Model Policy on Equality within the Court (PDF). Adopted by the Canadian Judicial Council in 1998, the policy sets out principles for provincial chief justices in allocating work to judges. Judicial Conduct
1998 Position of the Canadian Judicial Council on the Appointment of Federally Appointed Judges to Commissions of Inquiry (PDF)  
1997 Annual Report 1997 Appendices Annual Report
1996 Annual Report 1996 Annual Report
1995 A Place Apart: Judicial Independence and Accountability in Canada, a report prepared for the Canadian Judicial Council by Martin L. Friedland, 1995, soft cover, 401 pages. Available from Government of Canada Publications, Ottawa, ON K1A 0S9, phone (613) 941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.  
1991 Commentaries on Judicial Conduct, hard cover, 129 pages.  Available from Les Editions Yvon Blais Inc., P.O. Box 180 Cowansville, Quebec J2K 3H6, phone 514-263-1086; facsimile 514-263-9256.  
1991 One Trial Court: Possibilities and Limitations, Carl Baar, a report prepared for the Council in November 1991, soft cover, 127 pages.  Also available from Government of Canada Publications.  
  The Conduct of Judges and the Role of the Canadian Judicial Council (PDF). This booklet describes the role of the Canadian Judicial Council when a judge's conduct inside or outside the courtroom falls short of our expectations.  Judicial Conduct