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
This is the first of three pilot posts which will summarise developments in the past month. The intention is to provide: indications of the main announcements, events and articles in the month; links to primary sources for those who wish to follow them up; and a summary which is readable in itself. Google Analytics will … Continue reading That was the Month that Was: August 2019
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
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
The latest annual review for 2017-8 of developments in the digital delivery of legal services to people on low incomes has just been published by the Legal Education Foundation. Reading this is, of course, an essential for all in the field – just as much were the reports for the previous year , 2016 and … Continue reading Digital Delivery of Legal Services to People on Low Incomes 2017-8: what you need to know.