Online Courts and the Future of Justice: the latest from Richard Susskind

Richard Susskind has written a new book. It is entitled Online Courts and the Future of Justice, published by OUP. If you are interested in the judicial system, you have to read it. This will not be difficult. Professor Susskind’s prose comes at you with the force of an express train or breakers smashing on … Continue reading Online Courts and the Future of Justice: the latest from Richard Susskind

Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors – technology magnifying rather than disrupting existing provision

Friday in London saw a presentation at Freshfields, Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the City of London’s large commercial law firms, of FLOWS, Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors. This, in many ways, represents an excellent example of some of the successful uses of technology in the access to justice field. It also, alas, raises one … Continue reading Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors – technology magnifying rather than disrupting existing provision

Algorithmic Justice and the UN rapporteur on extreme poverty: technology no substitute for justice

Philip Alston is an Aussie academic with a proven capacity to get up the noses of rightwing administrations in the United States and the United Kingdom. He does this currently as the UN’s special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. President Trump, he said, was turning the US into the ‘world champion of extreme … Continue reading Algorithmic Justice and the UN rapporteur on extreme poverty: technology no substitute for justice

Justice Connect and PILnet: a note

Kate Fazio JusticeConnect and PILnet are partnering, as Mary Ho has reported, to support the global pro bono ecosystem. Our global pro bono project aims to leverage PILnet’s extensive network and Justice Connect’s award-winning Australian pro bono platform to extend the benefits of the Australian project around the world. The project will deliver efficiency gains … Continue reading Justice Connect and PILnet: a note