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Process, scientific methodology and the empirical approach: Day Two of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference

A unifying thread for the second day of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference might be ‘process’. A word of caution here. A fellow delegate tweeted about yesterday’s piece on the first day. This, he said, ’gave me a look at an entirely different conference from the one that I’m attending’. He did … Continue reading Process, scientific methodology and the empirical approach: Day Two of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference

The Power of Video: Day 1 of the 2021 Innovations in Technology Conference

The standout theme of the first day of the Legal Services Corporation’s technology conference for me was the power of video. There could be a personal judgement with a degree of confirmation bias (I identified this as one of the five big trends in access to justice and technology in a piece earlier this week). … Continue reading The Power of Video: Day 1 of the 2021 Innovations in Technology Conference

Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

This is a lightly edited version of a presentation to an International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) webinar last week.  It may be helpful to begin by making explicit the basis on which I am talking. You are getting the view of a UK lawyer from a not for profit sector background with a practical interest in … Continue reading Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

November: global access to justice tech developments in the media

2 November LawforLIfe publishes Resource for PLE Trainers: A practical guide to public legal education. This includes a section on going digital: ‘Attendance and participation in online courses were much better than we expected. This could be due to the fact that people did not have to travel long distances and that our films and … Continue reading November: global access to justice tech developments in the media