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
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
3 November Right to Privacy ‘may exist on paper’ but not in online ‘Wild West’ says UK Joint Committee on Human Rights in paper on Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution. 4 November US Suffolk Law School issues release about Spot which ‘is an issue spotter. Give Spot a non-lawyer’s description of … Continue reading That was the Month that Was: November 2019
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?
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