Category Archives: community delivery

Law centres and Covid 19: canaries in the mine

Law centres provide a particularly sensitive indicator of access to justice. As Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre puts it on their website: ‘We aim to help to overcome the obstacles faced by those most disadvantaged who need access to the legal system.’ That was written before the current Covid 19 outbreak but it is interesting … Continue reading Law centres and Covid 19: canaries in the mine

Ontario Community Legal Clinics and A2J Guided Interviews

Erik Bornmann Since 2012, a partnership of 17 community legal clinics has used A2J Author software to develop online interactive tools. Called the Clinic Interview Partnership (“Clinic IP”), we have created 10 tools to increase the capacity of Ontario’s poverty law clinics. The tools, A2J Guided Interviews, help staff, students, community agencies, and clients with: … Continue reading Ontario Community Legal Clinics and A2J Guided Interviews

Technology: a community law centre steps up to the plate

Miranda Grell, Development Officer, Hackney Community Law Centre, London. At Hackney Community Law Centre (HCLC), we have decided to step up our efforts to make better use of technology. The reasons we have done so are threefold. Firstly, the world is changing and digital forms of communication such as smartphones and Skype have become the … Continue reading Technology: a community law centre steps up to the plate