Tag Archives: Legal Services Corporation

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

Technology and Innovation: the strange case of the missing Ministry

The British state is not having a great pandemic. For example, there are, confusingly, five tests for four levels of alert to be determined by a Joint Biosecurity Centre which seems yet to exist. A blanket quarantine period has been imposed on all entrants to the country, even those (like most of the world) with … Continue reading Technology and Innovation: the strange case of the missing Ministry

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