The BIGGEST news in access to justice is not what you think

It has been a big month for¬†news about solutions to the problem of access to justice. The Law Council of Australia¬†provided a progress report on its Justice Project. The Global Legal Hackathon commenced its second round of pitches.¬† The Law Council¬†estimates that as a minimum, an extra $390 million a year is needed “to get legal assistance back on its feet”. It also recommends a whole-of-government approach and¬†the introduction of Justice Impact Tests for government policies. The final report¬†from the Justice Project is expected later this year. The Global Legal Hackathon with its emphasis on technology and innovation will undoubtedly […]