Justice Connect and PILnet: a note

Kate Fazio JusticeConnect and PILnet are partnering, as Mary Ho has reported, to support the global pro bono ecosystem. Our global pro bono project aims to leverage PILnet’s extensive network and Justice Connect’s award-winning Australian pro bono platform to extend the benefits of the Australian project around the world. The project will deliver efficiency gains … Continue reading Justice Connect and PILnet: a note

Research and Evaluation: MylawBC under the microscope

Two documents produced for the Legal Services Society of British Columbia merit international attention. Both relate to evaluations of MyLawBC.com. One is an analysis by external consultants of the website. The other is a specific study by another consultant of outcomes and is intended as a broader  ‘investigation into developing an appropriate benchmark for guided … Continue reading Research and Evaluation: MylawBC under the microscope

Australia’s JusticeConnect establishes its global credentials

With the formal launch of its Gateway pro bono portal, Australia’s JusticeConnect establishes itself as a world-leader in access to justice digital innovation. For those working in the same field, it becomes, depending on their orientation (and, let it be admitted, possibly gender), either a major source of inspiration or the one to beat. It … Continue reading Australia’s JusticeConnect establishes its global credentials

Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

This is a guide to developments in the use of technology to increase access to justice told in pictures. The short message is that developments are happening around the world in a piecemeal fashion. Our world tour will be from A to A – Alaska to Auckland. Hold onto your hats: we are taking off. … Continue reading Access to Justice and Tech: around the world in pictures and places

Law, Access to Justice and Technology – Back to Basics

Forgive me, Lord, for I have sinned. I have been seduced by the promise of sophisticated applications, artificial intelligence, guided pathways and other advanced uses of an increasingly interactive internet. And, reviewing progress within a financially hard pressed legal services sector, I have paid insufficient attention to the basics: the installation of productivity tools and … Continue reading Law, Access to Justice and Technology – Back to Basics