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Using Technology to Enhance Access to Justice

This report brings together six articles prepared for a 2012 summit on the use of technology to promote access to justice. The articles address the following topics:

  • successful efforts to deliver information and services related to access to justice through the internet (by Jane Ribadeneyra)
  • barriers to implementing new technologies and problems that technology-based delivery might create for vulnerable people (by Bonnie Rose Hough)
  • mobile technology as it has been used to help people with low incomes access legal services (by Abdiheet Chavan)
  • the present and future state of court e-filing systems (by James Cabral and Thomas Clarke)
  • the potential use of technology to match individual litigants’ needs with the services most appropriate for their cases (by Bonnie Rose Hough and Richard Zorza)
  • internal and external barriers to adopting automated legal services applications (by Linda Rexer and Phil Malone)
Author: Cabral, James; Chavan, Abdiheet; Clarke, Thomas; Greacen, John; Hough, Bonnie Rose; Malone, Phil; Rexer, Linda; Ribadeneyra, Jane
Title of Work: Using Technology to Enhance Access to Justice
Date: 2012
Organization: Harvard Journal of Law and Technology
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Topic: Access to Justice; Formats and delivery channels & Technology and access to justice
Location of Authoring Organization by Country: United States
Location of Authoring Organization by Province/ State (unless national entity): Massachusetts
Availability: Full report online
Language: English