Halton Community Legal Services in partnership with a group of regional intermediaries recently implemented a web-based Legal Health Check Up (LHC) tool. The online survey has boosted clinic intake numbers by 1/3 since its release by helping users identify legal problems and directing them to the clinic. This report, produced by Ab Currie in partnership with the Canadian Forum for Civil Justice (CFCJ) further explains the project.
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The Chicago Tribune has a story on how the ABA is using technology to make legal services more accessible.
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Law Times story discusses the implications of online dispute resolution in Ontario, in light of the recent Susskind report in the UK.
Online Judges and Internet Hearings Under eBay Justice Plan
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Open Law Lab has a post on whether standardized legal warning icons could increase access to legal information.
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Open Law Lab has a post asking whether Google’s approach to health information searches could be replicated for legal problems
Intro to Legal Design Class
Open Law Lab has a post about an introduction to legal design class at Stanford.
Osgoode’s New Law Course Prepares Students for the Future of Law
At the Winkler Institute blog, here is an article on the new Legal Information Technology offered by Osgoode.
Core Strategies for Legal System Reform
Richard Zorza has a post outlining some core strategies for legal system reform.