1 April People’s Law School in British Columbia gets praise on Twitter for exemplary lay out of answers to common legal questions raised by Covid 19. It demonstrates nice use of Q and A; drop down information; and individual stories. The best presentation of this type anywhere in the world? Gemma Bryne of Citizens Advice … Continue reading That was the Month that Was: April 2020
Kate Fazio This is an initial note on how Justice Connect has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the first of what will be a series of articles on agencies’ response around the world intended to inform and inspire people engaged in the same processes but in different jurisdictions. At Justice Connect, as the impacts of COVID-19 … Continue reading Response to Covid 19: Justice Connect in Australia
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
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?
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