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Canadian Judicial Council

The Canadian Judicial Council is a federal body created under the Judges Act with the mandate to promote efficiency, uniformity, and accountability, and to improve the quality of judicial service in the superior courts of Canada. The Council is also mandated to review any complaint or allegation against a superior court judge.

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Expected Conduct of Judges - Making a Complaint

Provides an overview of who can make a complaint about a federally appointed judge's conduct, how to make a complaint, and what happens after the complaint has been made. Includes a list of steps involved in the process ...
Also available in: French
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Civil Law Handbook

A general reference for self-represented civil litigants appearing in Canadian courts. Includes SRL's rights & responsibilities, legal research, building your case, legal writing, starting a court case, court processes, ...
Also available in: French
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Criminal Law Handbook

A general reference for self-represented litigants appearing in Canadian courts. Includes SRL's rights & responsibilities, first steps in your criminal case, bail, building your defence, legal research, court processes, ...
Also available in: French
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Family Law Handbook

A general reference for self-represented litigants appearing in Canadian courts. Includes SRL's rights & responsibilities, family law basics, resolving disputes out of court, legal research & writing, court processes, ...
Also available in: French
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