Beyond the rhetoric: the practical challenges of implementation of a new case management system

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) is familiar with change. It has been around for over a century. Despite now receiving no federal Legal Services Corporation funding, it has around 120 employees, more than half of which are lawyers. So, this is a big organisation with a lot of history. For over 20 years, it has … Continue reading Beyond the rhetoric: the practical challenges of implementation of a new case management system

Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story

Eddie Coppinger is director of the Legal Advice Centre, University House in London’s Bethnal Green. It is situated in a poor and ethnically diverse Borough, Tower Hamlets, which has the highest levels of deprivation among children and pensioners in London. The centre pre-dates the law centre movement of the 1970s and was formed back in … Continue reading Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story

Solicitors pro bono charity in Anglo-American collaboration  

Martin Barnes  LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group), with the support of Deloitte UK, is developing a new online pro bono service to improve access to justice through technology. In an example of international co-operation, it is doing this through a product developed in the United States.  The service, complementing existing services and sources of … Continue reading Solicitors pro bono charity in Anglo-American collaboration  

Activists Speaking 1: Terry’s Story – Terry Stokes of rightsnet

This is the first of a series of interviews with people active in the field of the digital delivery of legal services to poor people.  I am the CEO of Lasa. The name reflects our history. It did stand for London Advice Services Alliance but we have now moved on. We are a national organisation  best … Continue reading Activists Speaking 1: Terry’s Story – Terry Stokes of rightsnet