Category Archives: ODR

Online Dispute Resolution

Ontario’s Community Legal Clinics and Covid 19: just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water

Ontario has over 70 community legal clinics. Around 50 are general with geographical catchment areas that, in total, cover the whole Province and 20 or so are specialist centres. Under Ontario’s state of emergency declared on March 17, all are included as ‘professional and social services that support the legal and justice system’ and thereby … Continue reading Ontario’s Community Legal Clinics and Covid 19: just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water

Richard Susskind and the Young Legal Aid Lawyers of the North

Two video conferences last week made an interesting comparison on approaches to remote justice and digital courts. In one corner, we had Richard Susskind continuing the promotional tour of his latest book, Online Courts and The Future of Justice with what was intended to be a lecture at Harvard Law School and became a zoom … Continue reading Richard Susskind and the Young Legal Aid Lawyers of the North

Coronavirus, Remote Legal Services and some nice work by Probono.net

The world of legal advice and assistance is changing rapidly under the constrictions of Coronavirus. There is little hope that this will change any time soon. Agencies which have relied historically on face to face, community-based provision will have to adapt to delivering more services remotely in ways which protect their staff, users and volunteers … Continue reading Coronavirus, Remote Legal Services and some nice work by Probono.net