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

Online Courts and the Future of Justice: the latest from Richard Susskind

Richard Susskind has written a new book. It is entitled Online Courts and the Future of Justice, published by OUP. If you are interested in the judicial system, you have to read it. This will not be difficult. Professor Susskind’s prose comes at you with the force of an express train or breakers smashing on … Continue reading Online Courts and the Future of Justice: the latest from Richard Susskind

The US partners with Australia: Will matching platforms enable further growth of pro bono legal services?  

Mary Ho As innovation in legal technology transforms legal service delivery, pro bono legal clearinghouses aim to use technology to streamline the match-making of lawyers with pro bono opportunities.  To this end, PILnet (Public Interest Law Network, an international NGO headquartered in New York City) and Justice Connect (an Australian non-profit organisation) announced a partnership … Continue reading The US partners with Australia: Will matching platforms enable further growth of pro bono legal services?  

Law Technology and Access to Justice: no killer app but much to think about 

This presentation attempts to set out where we are now in the application of technology to access to justice. I  want to explore a framework will help us to comprehend the different currents of development. If you would like the takeaway up front: there is no ‘killer app’; there are broad and uneven developments over … Continue reading Law Technology and Access to Justice: no killer app but much to think about