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January 2020: That was the Month that Was

What you need to read, know about or follow up in the world of access to justice and technology. 1 January: Veteran US commentator Bob Ambrogi launches the new year by identifying the top ten most significant legal tech developments of the last decade. He begins with ‘The Surge of the Startup” and ends with … Continue reading January 2020: That was the Month that Was

How Hot are Chatbots?

The last session that I attended at the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology Conference last week was entitled ‘Chatbots are so hot’. It covered presentations on ATJ  Bot on Tennessee’s Help4TN website, coloured blue and also Chicago’s Rentervention bot, coloured red as above and previously covered in an earlier post. For a review of global progress … Continue reading How Hot are Chatbots?

Crossing Ponds: Pushing Frontiers

The theme of international collaboration, opened up by LSC President Jim Sandman yesterday, continued in a session at the Corporation’s conference this morning. This was led by Australia’s Justice Connect (whose Brendan Lacota was physically present with Kate Fazio attending by video), Dave Nolette of British Columbia’s Justice Education Society (JES) and myself. All three of … Continue reading Crossing Ponds: Pushing Frontiers

Realising the potential of technology in A2J: US legal services chief suggests how

Jim Sandman is the President of the US Legal Services Corporation. He is a longtime supporter of the the use of technology in the service of access to justice.  His attendance and contribution have become fixtures at the annual technology conferences run by the corporation. The conference has grown and grown: this year’s has just under … Continue reading Realising the potential of technology in A2J: US legal services chief suggests how

Technology and Legal Services: inspiration from successful bids to the US Legal Services Corporation?

The results are in for the latest round of funding by the US Legal Services Corporation for technical initiative grants. This is the biggest and longest established A2J tech funding programme in the world. So, it may be worth looking at the grants awarded for inspiration elsewhere. The grant programme is approved by the US … Continue reading Technology and Legal Services: inspiration from successful bids to the US Legal Services Corporation?