Tag Archives: Self represented litigants

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

Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

This is a lightly edited version of a presentation to an International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) webinar last week.  It may be helpful to begin by making explicit the basis on which I am talking. You are getting the view of a UK lawyer from a not for profit sector background with a practical interest in … Continue reading Technology, Access to Justice and Covid 19: the Mustard Approach

Self-Represented Litigants and Judicial Accountability: Katherine Alteneder in Conversation

Katherine Alteneder is the Consulting Senior Strategic Adviser (effectively the CEO) of the Self-Represented Litigants Network in the United States. Its mission is to connect ‘lawyers, judges and allied professionals who are creating innovative and evidence-based solutions so that self-represented litigants have meaningful access to the courts and get the legal help they need.’  What … Continue reading Self-Represented Litigants and Judicial Accountability: Katherine Alteneder in Conversation

Covid 19, technology and the access to justice sector: the first phase – remote working

Talk to anyone around the world in every field of legal services. They will agree that Covid-19 has transformed the way in which they work and that technology has been crucial – just as it has in every other sector of the economy. Staff are working differently; services are being reconfigured; organisations are adapting with … Continue reading Covid 19, technology and the access to justice sector: the first phase – remote working

Remote Courts: a must-read

If you are interested in remote courts then you should read, in full, the report of the Civil Justice Council released last week. This was funded by the Legal Education Foundation (LEF) and written by Dr Natalie Byrom, its Director of Research and Learning. Even were this website not funded by the LEF, I would … Continue reading Remote Courts: a must-read