Classical Lessons from the Rechtwijzer: a conversation with Professor Barendrecht

The Rechtwijzer was – and remains – an important project whose one-time global eminence  and now demise merits a good deal of contemplation of the kind that Professor Maurits Barendrecht gave in a earlier post a couple of days ago. This was a development which, from its beginnings in 2007, set a new agenda for providers … Continue reading Classical Lessons from the Rechtwijzer: a conversation with Professor Barendrecht

From ODR to Remote Courts: a story in six acts and much writing

Sometimes, it is good to look back and take stock of where you are. This is a collection of articles which cover the history of what we might now call ‘remote courts’ through close on five years. Just looking at the titles brings back the journey that we have travelled. For more detail, take a … Continue reading From ODR to Remote Courts: a story in six acts and much writing

HiiL (the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law): Re-Invention and Innovation

HiiL has long shown a capacity for re-invention. For a start, its initials may have stayed the same since its foundation in 2005 but their meaning has been retrofitted more than once. They now stand for the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (they once incorporated a reference to Internationalisation). This process continues and is … Continue reading HiiL (the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law): Re-Invention and Innovation

Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

This is a guide to developments in the use of technology to increase access to justice told in pictures. The short message is that developments are happening around the world in a piecemeal fashion. Our world tour will be from A to A – Alaska to Auckland. Hold onto your hats: we are taking off. … Continue reading Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes: a half year report to December 2017

If you had to summarise global developments – albeit from a UK perspective – on how technology was being used to aid access to justice over the last half of 2017, what would you select as important? In a report for the Legal Education Foundation (which funds this site) I chose four themes: the general … Continue reading Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes: a half year report to December 2017