Episode 58 “Global justice innovation: the lessons and the leaders with Roger Smith OBE”

Episode 58 “Global justice innovation: the lessons and the leaders with Roger Smith OBE”

Reimagining Justice covers issues at the intersection of innovation, law and social justice and you will enjoy it if you’re someone who hopes to make a positive improvement to people’s experience of the law through new ways of thinking and doing.

Episode no. 58 features Roger Smith, Author of Law, Technology and Access to Justice blog.

Our discussion covers:

  • How Roger first became interested in law, tech and atj;
  • How Australia led the world in legaltech;
  • How cuts to legal aid meant it was imperative to turn to technology;
  • Why Roger started the blog in 2016 and who is part of the global law, tech and atj community;
  • The one key issue Roger sees with developing and implementing legal technology;
  • Victoria Legal Aid’s evaluation of a ‘dud’ project;
  • His optimism /pessimism about technology and what it means for law;
  • An early example of world-leading innovation, legal design and international collaboration from The Netherlands;
  • How hackathons can be a way of supporting entrepreneurs in developing countries;
  • The biggest changes Roger has observed over the past decade;
  • The various clusters of innovation including remote working, reaching more people through remote information delivery; unbundling and assisted DIY, case management software, intakes and referrals;
  • How case management could assist litigants;
  • Why he says we reached peak justice in 2008;
  • Structural issues which work against streamlining global legal delivery;
  • Who are the leaders in access to justice strategy and technology;
  • Whether the level of legal need will tip the adoption and demand for a global strategy;
  • Roger’s views on regulatory reform (on unauthorised practice of law and fee-sharing (USA));
  • The mission of the International Legal Aid Group, what will be covered in the upcoming conference and its 3 key policy achievements;
  • 2 benefits of collaborating across jurisdictions; and
  • Roger’s definition of legal innovation!

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Links:

Andrea Perry-Petersen – LinkedIn – Twitter @winkiepp – andreaperrypetersen.com.au

Twitter – @ReimaginingJ

Facebook – Reimagining Justice group

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2021-06-09T14:18:56+10:00