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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

Process, scientific methodology and the empirical approach: Day Two of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference

A unifying thread for the second day of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference might be ‘process’. A word of caution here. A fellow delegate tweeted about yesterday’s piece on the first day. This, he said, ’gave me a look at an entirely different conference from the one that I’m attending’. He did … Continue reading Process, scientific methodology and the empirical approach: Day Two of the Legal Services Corporation’s Innovations in Technology conference

The Power of Video: Day 1 of the 2021 Innovations in Technology Conference

The standout theme of the first day of the Legal Services Corporation’s technology conference for me was the power of video. There could be a personal judgement with a degree of confirmation bias (I identified this as one of the five big trends in access to justice and technology in a piece earlier this week). … Continue reading The Power of Video: Day 1 of the 2021 Innovations in Technology Conference

October 2020 – stories that you might have missed

1 October BC’s Shannon Salter commends ABA’s paper on ODR in the US, noting the rise in court-annexed projects – like her own Civil Resolution Tribunal – where ‘almost 2/3 of new projects were added in 2018-2019’. The Public Law Project warns ‘that millions of EU citizens with settled status may face discrimination and other problems … Continue reading October 2020 – stories that you might have missed

COVID 19 and Legal Aid: the benefits of Anglo-American comparison

Global epidemics make cross-national comparisons of public policy easier. At its most brutal, the relative body count invites a comparative analysis of public health policy. The legal system of each jurisdiction has had to respond to what are essentially identical problems. So, you can learn quite a lot from attempts to account for the impact … Continue reading COVID 19 and Legal Aid: the benefits of Anglo-American comparison