Category Archives: video

Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story

Eddie Coppinger is director of the Legal Advice Centre, University House in London’s Bethnal Green. It is situated in a poor and ethnically diverse Borough, Tower Hamlets, which has the highest levels of deprivation among children and pensioners in London. The centre pre-dates the law centre movement of the 1970s and was formed back in … Continue reading Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story

In Praise of Video in a Legal Clinic

Jack Fleming Video conferencing is a readily available, inexpensive tool which can be used by legal clinics to increase efficiency and reach more clients. North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located in Brampton, Ontario (near Toronto). Brampton is large city (the fourth largest in Ontario), growing at an explosive rate, … Continue reading In Praise of Video in a Legal Clinic

Why Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is onto something

The New York Times recently revealed an unexpected interest of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. In 2009, three years after retiring as a justice of the Supreme Court, she founded a not for profit organisation iCivics. She has now rounded up Obama’s successful pick Sonia Sotomayor to join the board. The organisation’s mission is to develop … Continue reading Why Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is onto something