I am head of innovation and engagement at Justice Connect (JC) in Melbourne, Victoria. I have been with JC for six years. Previously, I was a corporate lawyer at a large law firm. I studied law and communications at university. I always had a strong interest in social justice, but I thought that starting my … Continue reading Activists Speaking 4: Kate’s Story – Kate Fazio of Justice Connect
Eddie Coppinger is director of the Legal Advice Centre, University House in London’s Bethnal Green. It is situated in a poor and ethnically diverse Borough, Tower Hamlets, which has the highest levels of deprivation among children and pensioners in London. The centre pre-dates the law centre movement of the 1970s and was formed back in … Continue reading Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story
Martin Barnes LawWorks (the Solicitors Pro Bono Group), with the support of Deloitte UK, is developing a new online pro bono service to improve access to justice through technology. In an example of international co-operation, it is doing this through a product developed in the United States. The service, complementing existing services and sources of … Continue reading Solicitors pro bono charity in Anglo-American collaboration
Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) is one of the foremost legal triage sites for low income users in the US, and thereby the world. Its website has been praised already as ‘the best in the country’ by the Legal Services Corporation’s David Bonebrake. Now the organisation has come up with an idea for both improving … Continue reading Illinois Goes Wiki: Edit Now – going forward, looking backward
Justice Connect (JC), which recently released its Dear Landlord app assisting tenants, has now taken a step forward on a wider product: the online intake tool that is part of its wider Gateway Project. Someone at JC clearly has learned the art of the deal. Dear Landlord was a collaboration with Neota Logic and the … Continue reading Justice Connect: Gateway to a new digital world?