I can see clearly now: Victoria Legal Aid’s exemplary app evaluation

Roger Smith Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) has done us all a favour in publishing a ‘warts and all’ analysis of a tech project which did not work. The report is an honest appraisal of a project to develop an app which cost just under $50,000 and proved a dud. So rare is such transparency that … Continue reading I can see clearly now: Victoria Legal Aid’s exemplary app evaluation

Technology and the Law: a view from the United States

Roger Smith The American Bar Association (ABA) has become the latest in a number of equivalent bodies around the world to ponder on the future of legal services. Its Commission on the Future of Legal Services in the United States reported earlier this month. The Law Society of England and Wales completed a similar exercise … Continue reading Technology and the Law: a view from the United States

ODR: if you read only one judicial report, read this one

The senior English judge, Lord Justice Briggs, has now published a final report on civil justice that includes significant proposals for an online court. His interim report attracted significant domestic and international interest. For anyone interested in developing ODR within the courts, his reports are likely to be mandatory reading for some time to come … Continue reading ODR: if you read only one judicial report, read this one