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Category Archives: Access to Justice
The late lamented Bobby Robson once said of Craig Bellamy, he could start an argument in an empty room with himself that lad. And I am left with that same feeling myself on reading the recent newsletter from Chair of … Continue reading
It is a depressing time for access to justice. Legal aid is being cut; the more general market for legal services is depressed; and – if Jackson and the legal aid cuts have the predicted effect – it about to … Continue reading
Richard Zorza’s an excellent and prolific blogger on access to justice in the US. He has highlighted an issue around settlement mills in personal injury cases. We’d call them factories. He’s drawing on a paper by Nora Engstrom. Interestingly, there … Continue reading
The Civil Justice Council Working Party on Self-Represented Litigants has reported. It’s an excellent report, contains a range of potential improvements to the way courts and judges work with litigants in person, whilst not pulling its punches on the potential … Continue reading
Guestpost: Network on Family, Regulation and Society (The Network is an inter-disciplinary group of social-legal researchers in Family Law from the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter)* It was no doubt inevitable that the media coverage of the recommendations from the … Continue reading
The Family Justice Review Final Report (The Norgrove Report) is out. It contains a wide-ranging set of proposals but given my interest in legal aid and litigants in person, and the limited time I have had to look at it, … Continue reading
I confess to some ambivalence about the Welsh Government’s announcement that they are pondering greater steps towards a Welsh Jurisdiction. My main intuition is this is something which is good for Welsh lawyers (and so for Welsh law schools), but … Continue reading