I began my career by wanting to be a veterinarian. I have a bachelor of science from the University of Saskatchewan. I then took a law degree. I wanted to be an environmental lawyer but there were few opportunities. A particularly bad winter in Saskatchewan got me down and I decided to move to more … Continue reading Activists Speaking 8: Sherry MacLennan of MyLawBC
Joshua Browder, marketeer extraordinary, has just announced that he has received $4.6m in seed corn funding for his DoNotPay venture from venture capitalists. This is on top of the $1.1m raised two years ago. Mr Browder is only 22 and looks well on his way to success. The only problem is that, if you test … Continue reading Do Not Pay’s $4.6m funding: where are the emperor’s clothes?
Have you heard the one about the nuns, the app and the carwash? Well, if not, it is really interesting and full of lessons for digital campaigning. The Clewer sisters are ‘an Anglican order of Augustinian nuns founded in 1852 to help marginalised, mainly young women, who found themselves homeless and drawn into the sex … Continue reading The Nuns, the app and the car wash
Government and government agencies can be so frustrating. Sometimes you can see them get a good idea and go far enough in implementing it to prove its potential. But then, for one reason or another, they don’t follow through. Let us leave the workings of the court modernisation programme for one post and look, at … Continue reading An Interactive Court Guide that tells it like it is (partly); Cafcass’s MyCourt
This is a report of a conference held by DLA Piper and Pilnet in London on 17th June. It is the first of two contributions on what appears to have been an important and interesting day. This is from one of the organisers, DLA Piper’s Ozgur Kahale. A contribution from a delegate follows as #2. DLA Piper’s Access to Justice … Continue reading Access to Justice and Technology Summit, London, #1