All posts by Roger Smith

Richard Susskind, Harvard Law School and Remote Courts:  The Lamborghini and the Brits

Harvard Law School has clearly cottoned on to the value of Richard Susskind. Earlier this year, they gave him a virtual book launch for Online Courts and the Future of Justice. And apparently got a world wide audience of over 1,000. On Friday, its Center on the Legal Profession had him back again to front … Continue reading Richard Susskind, Harvard Law School and Remote Courts:  The Lamborghini and the Brits

An Australian Initiative Tested by Essex Vegetables

JusticeConnect is a feisty Australian legal NGO that has come up with a number of interesting technological innovations in the access to justice field. This month, it has announced a Not-for-Profit Rules Tool which, for both personal and professional reasons, has got me rather excited. This is because I mix an interest in technology with … Continue reading An Australian Initiative Tested by Essex Vegetables

October 2020 – stories that you might have missed

1 October BC’s Shannon Salter commends ABA’s paper on ODR in the US, noting the rise in court-annexed projects – like her own Civil Resolution Tribunal – where ‘almost 2/3 of new projects were added in 2018-2019’. The Public Law Project warns ‘that millions of EU citizens with settled status may face discrimination and other problems … Continue reading October 2020 – stories that you might have missed