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Access to Justice and Technology: report on developments 2018-9

The London-based Legal Education Foundation has just published my report on developments in access to justice and technology over the last year. This is the fourth in the series which followed an initial paper in 2014. Over this time, a number of specific access to justice initiatives have risen; had their moment in the sun; … Continue reading Access to Justice and Technology: report on developments 2018-9

Poor People and Legal Tech: a short overview of where we are now

There can be no doubt of legal tech’s impaction the legal commercial market. Over 4,000 attended the latest ILTACON US conference and more than 2,000 the London LegalGeek equivalent. One estimate of the current US spend on legal tech is $1.5bn on software alone: another states ‘Some estimates value the market size at as much as $400 billion’. … Continue reading Poor People and Legal Tech: a short overview of where we are now

How Technology Can Help Legal Aid Services Run More Efficiently: a technologist’s view

Tony Joseph volunteers some general thoughts on how technology might improve legal services for people on low incomes – some of which are at odds with those expressed elsewhere in this blog but all of which give an interesting insight from someone outside of legal services. Using technology to serve legal aid is nothing new. A … Continue reading How Technology Can Help Legal Aid Services Run More Efficiently: a technologist’s view