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Ukraine: an assault on the rule of law, access to justice and a vigorous tech economy

Among the victims of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to be a once-thriving commitment both to legal aid and to technology in its service. That will be both important in itself and symbolic of a wider disavowal of justice in the county. The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law, which has had a Ukrainian-based … Continue reading Ukraine: an assault on the rule of law, access to justice and a vigorous tech economy

Early legal advice: he had it; shouldn’t everyone?

Suppose you have been issued with a Metropolitan Police questionnaire requiring you – under caution –  to account for your presence at particular locations on specified dates. In response, would you (a) deny your attendance (b) answer ‘no comment’ (c) give a transparent account of your presence (d) get lawyered up. The Prime Minister himself, … Continue reading Early legal advice: he had it; shouldn’t everyone?

Ten Things Legal Aid Administrators Need to Know about A2JTech

Those involved in administering legal aid cannot help but notice that a legal tech revolution is spreading like an Australian bushfire through the legal profession. They must wonder whether they should get stuck in and, depending on their orientation, look for savings or opportunities to extend services. And if their own intellectual curiosity is not … Continue reading Ten Things Legal Aid Administrators Need to Know about A2JTech