Tag Archives: Legal Services Corporation

Discerning Patterns and Moving Beyond the Random: Unbundling 2.0

Much innovative use of technology in the service of access to justice has proved pretty random. There are a number of reasons from this – many of them related to low levels of funding and relatively small institutional players. No doubt, much development will continue in this way, probably more so as the access to … Continue reading Discerning Patterns and Moving Beyond the Random: Unbundling 2.0

From Nomadland to Amazon and on to technology project funding

Have you seen Nomadland yet? Or read the book by Jessica Bruder on which it is based? You should. And for a variety of reasons. Nomadland covers a new US economic and cultural phenomenon – older migrant workers facing the vulnerability of poverty and old age with startling resilience in Recreational Vehicles progressing through stunning … Continue reading From Nomadland to Amazon and on to technology project funding

US Legal Navigator Portal Project: a further step forward

The US Legal Services Corporation is now ‘ready to announce’ its ‘Legal Navigator’ project ‘to the world’, according to a presentation to the Self Represented Litigants Network by senior LSC executive Glenn Rawdon. This rather underestimates previous coverage of the project. The LSC has, as Mr Rawdon also said, been working on this for some … Continue reading US Legal Navigator Portal Project: a further step forward

Remote working and access to justice 

In the 2010s, before the pandemic struck, a capacity to provide legal services remotely was seen as somewhat exotic and heralding the arrival of new entity, the ‘virtual lawyer’. ‘”Virtual law firms” are redefining how legal practices operate and the services they offer,’ announced publishers Wolters Kluwer in a blog published in a pre-Covid January 2019. Most … Continue reading Remote working and access to justice 

The US, technology and access to civil justice: the top ten lessons for a passing Brit

What are the top ten themes in the ongoing development of technology in access to justice to be gleaned from last week’s Legal Services Corporation conference? This is my selection. They are unavoidably coloured by the prejudices and experience of a Brit. The full nuance of the local may well not have been appreciated.  Anyway, … Continue reading The US, technology and access to civil justice: the top ten lessons for a passing Brit