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This 2018 gist provides a focus on automation technologies and how they are expected to affect justice in the future. The six factors the first gist identified—new business models, access to law, client empowerment, increased competition, legal profession shifts, and technology and digital disruption—continue to shape the future of justice and the court system. However, they are converging and changing especially as automation technologies advance.
In January 2011, federal-provincial-territorial (FPT) Deputy Ministers responsible for Justice and Public Safety approved the creation of a joint family and criminal Ad Hoc Working Group on Family Violence to examine how the family, child protection, and criminal sectors of the justice system interact in relation to family violence. Representatives from all Canadian jurisdictions collaborated in the development of this report which identifies some of the challenges facing litigants grappling with family violence and simultaneously navigating different sectors of the justice system. This report also highlights selected tools, protocols, and practices that have been implemented to address these issues in Canada or elsewhere. This report is intended for justice system professionals and those working within the criminal justice, family justice and child protection systems.
This literature review addresses the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the Canadian criminal justice system. It examines the extent of overrepresentation, its underlying causes, and some initiatives taken to address the issue. The report also identifies gaps in the efforts to address overrepresentation and suggests potential ways to mitigate the problem. Understanding overrepresentation along these lines should provide policy makers and program managers with useful information to assist in their work.
An inventory of government based family justice services including mediation, parent education and information, family court services, information and resource centers, support establishment services, support recalculation services, services for children, supervised access, inter-jurisdictional support, support enforcement, enforcement of parenting arrangements, and use of technology in family law matters.
Between August 2020 and April 2021, the Department of Justice Canada (JUS), in collaboration with the Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat at the Department of Canadian Heritage, conducted an engagement process to better understand the challenges facing Black youth who have been in contact with and involved in the Canadian youth CJS. This process supports the federal government’s broader efforts under Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy to address access to justice issues. It is also part of the Government of Canada’s commitment to the International Decade for People of African Descent, which has prioritized justice as one of three overarching pillars. The initiative also supports JUS’s 2021 Mandate Letter commitment to address systemic discrimination and the overrepresentation of Black people in the CJS.
This annotated bibliography provides a comprehensive inventory and accessible summary of research and scholarly discussions on RJ in cases of adult sexual violence. The annotated bibliography is organized into two main sections: 1) quantitative or qualitative assessments of RJ programs and their outcomes in cases of adult sexual violence, and 2) critical commentary and discussions.
The Department of Justice Canada created the first performance monitoring framework (“the Framework”) for Canada’s criminal justice system in 2019. The Framework identified broad expected outcomes, measured by key indicators. The State of the Criminal Justice System Report presents quantitative data on indicators form the Framework. The inaugural State of the Criminal Justice System Report (2019) provided a comprehensive analysis of criminal justice system performance across key indicators.
From 2016 to 2019, the Department of Justice Canada reached out to young Canadians for their views on justice issues. The youth selected for these youth engagement projects were not provided with specialized training or information, but their opinions and perspectives on justice issues can inform policy decisions, including public information campaigns.
Binder for the Minister of Health’s appearances at the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology regarding its study on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefing binder used by the Hon. Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage Before the Before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) regarding the Canadian response to the COVID-19 pandemic.