The Children’s Law Centre was established in 1997, as a legal advice centre for children and young people founded on the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child It is based in Belfast, capital of Northern Ireland. This has a population of just under 2m (of which about 400,000 are under … Continue reading The Children’s Law Centre and its chatbot, the REE Rights Responder
The last session that I attended at the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology Conference last week was entitled ‘Chatbots are so hot’. It covered presentations on ATJ Bot on Tennessee’s Help4TN website, coloured blue and also Chicago’s Rentervention bot, coloured red as above and previously covered in an earlier post. For a review of global progress … Continue reading How Hot are Chatbots?
Chatbots have an obvious potential in the delivery of legal information. You ask a question and the bot, given varying degrees of identity, answers. One of the latest entrants in the access to justice field is Rentervention. It is a joint project of three organisations: Illinois Legal Aid Online, an imaginative user of technology, the Lawyers … Continue reading Tenancies and Chatbots in Chicago and Scotland
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?
You cannot keep Joshua Browder down. The Stanford student’s DoNotPay parking ticket bot obtained worldwide coverage to die for. As a previous blog acknowledged, ‘Mr Browder is clearly a dab hand and marketing’. That was no understatement. He moved on to covering asylum claims (Chatbot that overturned 160,000 parking claims now helping refugees claim asylum’ Guardian) … Continue reading Hope, Hype, Equifax and Joshua Browder