Blogs – UK
‘The order of priority of projects has changed; things like AI have gone to the backseat, to the forefront is people...You have got to deal with people and processes before you deal with technology. It can’t be technology for technology’s sake.’ - Roger Smith provides an overview of the different approached to the use of technology internally and with clients at different types of service providers.
Published 09/01/2020 by Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson
Network members, Law and Social Justice Professor Gráinne McKeever and Dr Lucy Royal-Dawson from Ulster University, share some news about their project 'Understanding the support needs of Litigants in Person through Human Centred Design'.
Young Legal Aid Lawyers have published their new blog 'View from the Gravy Train' to dispel the idea that all lawyers, specifically legal aid lawyers, live immensely affluent lifestyles. They want to show the reality of tuition fee debt and low paid work, but they need your help - submit your experiences of working in legal aid today!
Published 20/11/2019 by Claire Gilbert
The Thomas Paine Initiative has called on funders to help capture the public’s hearts and minds, and counteract the threat to democracy from populist leaders. “Public opinion cannot be left to chance”, and communications strategy must be nurtured“at every stage” of the grant making process.
The Secret Life of Prisons - a new podcast from Prison Radio Association and the Prison Reform Trust. Hosted by Phil Maguire and Paula Harriot - each episode explores different experiences of prison hearing directly from people who have firsthand experience. Episode one 'The Arrival' featured our Being the Story speaker Brenda and she shared how it felt on entering prison. Find all the episodes here - http://secretlifeofprisons.libsyn.com/website
Published 03/05/2019 by Stacey Lamb
Research by mmadigital shows that cost and lack of understanding of legal services could see consumer clients try to avoid direct contact with lawyers.
Published 18/01/2019 by Stacey Lamb
Article on what it's like to be a litigant in person is among the winners of the Bar Council Legal Reporting Awards.