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Goyal: CBA Futures Twitter Chats on Law Practice, Technology, and Access to Justice

Monica N. Goyal, J.D., M.Sc., of Aluvion Law, recently led a series of Twitter chats on law practice innovation, as part of the Canadian Bar Association’s CBA Legal Futures Initiative. Two of these chats focused on legal technology: Technology and … Continue reading

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British Judiciary’s self-represented litigants report: Technology-related recommendations

The British judiciary’s study committee on self-represented litigants — called the Judicial Working Group on Litigants in Person — has issued its report. Here are technology-related recommendations from the report: [...] The Judicial Office and MoJ/HMCTS [UK Ministry of Justice … Continue reading

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May 8-11: ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference

Legal technology to enable access to justice is one of the main topics at ABA / NLADA Equal Justice Conference 2013, being held 8-11 May 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag … Continue reading

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Macfarlane: Empirical Study of the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants in Canada

Professor Dr. Julie Macfarlane of the University of Windsor has published The National Self-Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants: Final Report (2013). The report states the findings of an empirical study of the needs of … Continue reading

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Johnson on the Future of Technology and Access to Justice

Claudia C. Johnson, Esq., of ProBonoNet has posted The Technology Future, on Richard Zorza’s Access to Justice Blog. This lengthy and interesting post covers a very large number of topics regarding how technological innovation is likely to influence legal aid … Continue reading

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Lawler et al.: Opportunities and Limitations in the Provision of Self-Help Legal Resources to Citizens in Need

Merran Lawler, LLB, JD, Professor Dr. Jeff Giddings, and Michael Robertson, all of Griffith University Law School, have published Opportunities and Limitations in the Provision of Self-Help Legal Resources to Citizens in Need, Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. … Continue reading

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McMillan on E-Filing Systems for Self-Represented Litigants

James E. McMillan of the National Center for State Courts has posted E-Filing Must Support the Self-Represented, Court Technology Bulletin, 8 September 2011. This is the latest post in Mr. McMillan’s series, Eight Rules of E-Filing. In this post, Mr. … Continue reading

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Goyal on Technology, Access to Justice, and MyLegalBriefcase

Monica Goyal, J.D., M.Sc., of MyLegalBriefcase gave a presentation on technology, access to justice, and MyLegalBriefcase at the “Startups in the Law” panel at NELIC 2011: The New and Emerging Legal Infrastructures Conference, held 15 April 2011 at the University … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Reiling on IT and the Access to Justice Crisis

Judge Dory Reiling, mag. iur., Ph.D., Vice President of the Amsterdam District Court, has posted IT and the Access to Justice Crisis, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School. In her post … Continue reading

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Hackerson, Access to Justice Starts in the Library: The Importance of Competent Research Skills and Free/Low-Cost Research Resources

Deborah K. Hackerson, J.D., M.S.L.I.S., of the University of St. Thomas Law Library, has published Access to Justice Starts in the Library: The Importance of Competent Research Skills and Free/Low-Cost Research Resources, 62 Maine Law Review 473-486 (2010) (Issue No. … Continue reading

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