Tag Archives: Innovation

Sleeping with Google: what might that mean?

The phrase ‘Let’s sleep with Google’ – as reported in a recent interview with John Mayer – has a certain resonance. There seems value in exploring what insights it might offer. And that depends on its meaning or, better, meanings – of which there might be a number. ‘Sleeping with Google’ in this context might … Continue reading Sleeping with Google: what might that mean?

Avvo, Modria and HotDocs: are the big fish taking over and does it matter?

Three companies important to the use of technology in access to justice have been absorbed within large commercial conglomerates in the last few months. This has not affected the continued growth of small legal start ups. For the time being, they continue to pro-literate: Stanford University’s CodeX website currently has a curated US list of … Continue reading Avvo, Modria and HotDocs: are the big fish taking over and does it matter?

LSC Conference Day Two: the pace continues

The second day of the Legal Services Conference Innovations in Technology conference in New Orleans continues its unremitting pace. Nothing really has changed as compared with yesterday – the speakers are as good, the topics as interesting and varied. But there is a general issue reflected in the one plenary session of the day which … Continue reading LSC Conference Day Two: the pace continues

US conference justifies wider focus

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the US federal legal aid funder, has successfully – on the basis of its first day – revamped its annual technology conference to give it a wider focus. In past years, this has been based around the Technology Initiative Grant Program on which it spends around 1 per cent of … Continue reading US conference justifies wider focus

ABA Center for Innovation: a new kid on the block struggling for space?

The ABA Center for Innovation, formed in 2016 as the result of report by the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, published its first annual report just before Christmas. This showcases its programs. The center is reticent – that is to say silent – on the size of its budget. And the ABA … Continue reading ABA Center for Innovation: a new kid on the block struggling for space?