No one would actually want to spend time reading the Ministry of Justice’s recent response to a consultation on raising court fees – particularly if you are living out of the affected jurisdiction. Still less would you recommend anyone to peruse the accompanying four impact assessments and the Welsh translation. You get the gist if … Continue reading Court Digitalisation: Who Benefits?
1 October BC’s Shannon Salter commends ABA’s paper on ODR in the US, noting the rise in court-annexed projects – like her own Civil Resolution Tribunal – where ‘almost 2/3 of new projects were added in 2018-2019’. The Public Law Project warns ‘that millions of EU citizens with settled status may face discrimination and other problems … Continue reading October 2020 – stories that you might have missed
I once, on behalf of an organisation with which I was associated, plotted the take over of the Public Law Project (PLP). Last month, PLP published its latest study of online immigration appeals. Nothing better makes the point about the value of its continued autonomy. To interfere would have been crass to the level of … Continue reading Online Immigration Appeals
At the base of legal aid and assistance pyramid in England and Wales has, since the 1970s been the Citizens Advice service (CA). Through a national network of offices and lay volunteers, supplemented now by a website, it provides basic triage services of identification, resolution and referral to more specialist advisers and practitioners. It does … Continue reading World beating data on access to justice – Citizens Advice, Amazon and the rest
Sometimes, it is good to look back and take stock of where you are. This is a collection of articles which cover the history of what we might now call ‘remote courts’ through close on five years. Just looking at the titles brings back the journey that we have travelled. For more detail, take a … Continue reading From ODR to Remote Courts: a story in six acts and much writing