Category Archives: legal aid

Language, technology and meaning at the Ministry of Justice

In the modern way, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) for England and Wales runs a number of blogs. This is generally a good thing; it allows a personal element to otherwise corporate communication; it means that staff can discuss their work informally to a general public. A recent post on the MOJ digital and technology … Continue reading Language, technology and meaning at the Ministry of Justice

Legal aid, technology and the roads to revival

Earlier this week, the Government of British Columbia announced the publication of a report entitled Roads to Revival on legal aid. It was undertaken by Jamie Maclaren QC, a practising lawyer involved in pro bono and student legal advice programs. This makes BC the latest jurisdiction in a long line to provide an analysis of … Continue reading Legal aid, technology and the roads to revival

Legal Aid in England and Wales: accentuating the positive

The Ministry of Justice has now published its review of legal aid cuts introduced through legislation passed in 2012 (hence, its formal title of Post Implementation Review of Part 1 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 ‘the LASPO review”) and an accompanying action plan ‘to deliver better support to people … Continue reading Legal Aid in England and Wales: accentuating the positive