Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

This is a lightly edited version of a presentation to an International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) webinar last week.  It may be helpful to begin by making explicit the basis on which I am talking. You are getting the view of a UK lawyer from a not for profit sector background with a practical interest in … Continue reading Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

November: global access to justice tech developments in the media

2 November LawforLIfe publishes Resource for PLE Trainers: A practical guide to public legal education. This includes a section on going digital: ‘Attendance and participation in online courses were much better than we expected. This could be due to the fact that people did not have to travel long distances and that our films and … Continue reading November: global access to justice tech developments in the media

Richard Susskind, Harvard Law School and Remote Courts:  The Lamborghini and the Brits

Harvard Law School has clearly cottoned on to the value of Richard Susskind. Earlier this year, they gave him a virtual book launch for Online Courts and the Future of Justice. And apparently got a world wide audience of over 1,000. On Friday, its Center on the Legal Profession had him back again to front … Continue reading Richard Susskind, Harvard Law School and Remote Courts:  The Lamborghini and the Brits

An Australian Initiative Tested by Essex Vegetables

JusticeConnect is a feisty Australian legal NGO that has come up with a number of interesting technological innovations in the access to justice field. This month, it has announced a Not-for-Profit Rules Tool which, for both personal and professional reasons, has got me rather excited. This is because I mix an interest in technology with … Continue reading An Australian Initiative Tested by Essex Vegetables