Category Archives: digital strategy

Technology and Access to Justice: how to cut the cake

Let’s return to an issue raised at the turn of last year. Professor Gabriel Teninbaum of Suffolk University’s Law School asked on twitter for a ‘taxonomy of legal tech’. He got a number of replies. My favourite was ‘I started one … , then I realised it was a never-ending task and gave up’.  After … Continue reading Technology and Access to Justice: how to cut the cake

Covid 19, technology and the access to justice sector: the first phase – remote working

Talk to anyone around the world in every field of legal services. They will agree that Covid-19 has transformed the way in which they work and that technology has been crucial – just as it has in every other sector of the economy. Staff are working differently; services are being reconfigured; organisations are adapting with … Continue reading Covid 19, technology and the access to justice sector: the first phase – remote working

Crossing Ponds: Pushing Frontiers

The theme of international collaboration, opened up by LSC President Jim Sandman yesterday, continued in a session at the Corporation’s conference this morning. This was led by Australia’s Justice Connect (whose Brendan Lacota was physically present with Kate Fazio attending by video), Dave Nolette of British Columbia’s Justice Education Society (JES) and myself. All three of … Continue reading Crossing Ponds: Pushing Frontiers

A taxonomy for A2J Services: ‘Today we take Manhattan’

This piece addresses the following question: what are the separate components of any system or structure of assistance designed to provide access to justice which might help in categorising technological innovation? Access to justice is generally a rather slippery term. Indeed, it has probably become so popular particularly because of its potential fudge between a … Continue reading A taxonomy for A2J Services: ‘Today we take Manhattan’