The Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals hosts its Forum on Administrative Justice, Toronto, Ont., June 21, 2004.
In a session entitled “Dealing with Diversity, Fairness and Access,” Hazel Glen (Faculty of Law, University College, U.K.) discusses access to administrative justice for minority groups through tribunals. Rashida Manjoo (Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, South Africa) addresses the need for social context training for judges and lawyers. George Thomson (executive director of the National Judicial Institute of Canada) considers how the personal perspectives of judicial officials may affect judicial outcomes. The panel is introduced by Gary Yee (chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board).