Category Archives: law tech

Access to Justice Tech: Towards a Taxonomy

Gabriel Teninbaum is a professor. He is director of Suffolk University Law School’s Institute on Legal Innovation and Technology. I have never met him. But, he posted an interesting tweet on 12 December: ‘Can anyone point me to an existing taxonomy of legal tech?  I’m not as interested in specific products as categories of tools, … Continue reading Access to Justice Tech: Towards a Taxonomy

Access to justice and technology: Ontario to explore what works

The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested over $CAN400,000 (£230,000, $US302,000 or 273,000 euros) in six research projects designed to report on how technology is being used to provide access to access to justice. Its approach contrasts with that manifest, for example, in the NESTA Legal Access Challenge or the Legal Services Corporation’s Technical Initiatives … Continue reading Access to justice and technology: Ontario to explore what works

Legaltech and the Law Society: a comparative analysis

The Law Society of England and Wales is getting its act together over Legal Tech. It has just published a comparative analysis of the adoption of legal tech in the UK and in other jurisdictions. Access to justice plays a minor part in this study but the state of law tech provides its surrounding context. … Continue reading Legaltech and the Law Society: a comparative analysis

Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors – technology magnifying rather than disrupting existing provision

Friday in London saw a presentation at Freshfields, Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the City of London’s large commercial law firms, of FLOWS, Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors. This, in many ways, represents an excellent example of some of the successful uses of technology in the access to justice field. It also, alas, raises one … Continue reading Finding Legal Options for Women Survivors – technology magnifying rather than disrupting existing provision

Queensland’s community legal centres tell it like it is: technology in Australia’s sunshine state

Two Australian academics have done us a favour. Stebin Sam of Griffith University and Ashley Pearson of the University of the Sunshine Coast have published a paper recording the views on the use of technology of ten people involved in the state’s community legal centres (CLCs). The broad picture is that the Queensland’s 33 CLCs … Continue reading Queensland’s community legal centres tell it like it is: technology in Australia’s sunshine state