Technology and a low-income rural population: a Canadian legal clinic’s experience

Melinda Rees This article is about the use of video-conferencing technology to permit cost-effective service to a low-income, rural population. It is not a discussion about the technology itself – the focus is on how a community legal clinic learned to use a simple tool to reach its low-income clients.  The Peterborough Community Legal Centre … Continue reading Technology and a low-income rural population: a Canadian legal clinic’s experience

Nadia Falters: teetering technology in the service of access to justice.

Uncertainty swirls about what might have been the world’s most imaginative use of artificial intelligence to deliver information and advice to members of the public. Nadia is a programme developed by the Australian Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to answer questions on a new national disability insurance scheme (NDIS) with the voice of actress Cate Blanchett … Continue reading Nadia Falters: teetering technology in the service of access to justice.

Pinball, International Conferences and Access to Justice

The International Access to Justice Online Forum has been like ‘pinball with flashing lights and ringing bells’ said a reflective Lynne Haultain, executive director of Victoria Law Foundation that organised it jointly with the University of California Civil Justice Research Initiative. The videos of discussion over three days have recently gone online. We need to … Continue reading Pinball, International Conferences and Access to Justice