Category Archives: ODR

Online Dispute Resolution

Pinball, International Conferences and Access to Justice

The International Access to Justice Online Forum has been like ‘pinball with flashing lights and ringing bells’ said a reflective Lynne Haultain, executive director of Victoria Law Foundation that organised it jointly with the University of California Civil Justice Research Initiative. The videos of discussion over three days have recently gone online. We need to … Continue reading Pinball, International Conferences and Access to Justice

Division in the courts – small claims this way, others that

An obvious major issue for those involved in digitalising the courts is whether innovation might be more in the interest of some involved in litigation at the expense of others. The senior civil judge in England and Wales, Master of the Rolls Sir Geoffrey Vos, has just walked into a mild (his critics were, after … Continue reading Division in the courts – small claims this way, others that

Looking to the World

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL – best known for its early pioneering but ill-fated rechtwijzer) – continues in its role as technological development organisation. Its traditional jamboree in the Hague’s Palace of Justice moved online last week for ‘a demo day’ of their justice accelerator project. This showcased 18 startups from seven … Continue reading Looking to the World

Bridging the Gap: A2J Tech and the US – #LSCITC Part 3

Coverage of two projects complete this series of articles on the Legal Services Corporation’s recent technology conference. They both focus on assistance for people with legal problems but without legal representation. One relates to the provision of dedicated advice and assistance terminals, ‘legal kiosks’, and the other on helping the unrepresented through the process of … Continue reading Bridging the Gap: A2J Tech and the US – #LSCITC Part 3