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Activists Speaking: 3. Eddie’s Story

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

In Praise of Video in a Legal Clinic

Jack Fleming Video conferencing is a readily available, inexpensive tool which can be used by legal clinics to increase efficiency and reach more clients. North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services is a community legal clinic located in Brampton, Ontario (near Toronto). Brampton is large city (the fourth largest in Ontario), growing at an explosive rate, … Continue reading In Praise of Video in a Legal Clinic

Video boosts the radio star: the possibilities of Skype in delivering legal advice

Video provides one way to leverage limited legal services’ resources. Two English projects, both funded by the Legal Education Foundation (the LEF, which also provides resources for this website), indicate the possibilities – particularly when used as a way of maximising pro bono assistance. They follow an earlier very similar use of video which has … Continue reading Video boosts the radio star: the possibilities of Skype in delivering legal advice