3 November Right to Privacy ‘may exist on paper’ but not in online ‘Wild West’ says UK Joint Committee on Human Rights in paper on Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution. 4 November US Suffolk Law School issues release about Spot which ‘is an issue spotter. Give Spot a non-lawyer’s description of … Continue reading That was the Month that Was: November 2019
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
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
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
Mary Ho As innovation in legal technology transforms legal service delivery, pro bono legal clearinghouses aim to use technology to streamline the match-making of lawyers with pro bono opportunities. To this end, PILnet (Public Interest Law Network, an international NGO headquartered in New York City) and Justice Connect (an Australian non-profit organisation) announced a partnership … Continue reading The US partners with Australia: Will matching platforms enable further growth of pro bono legal services?