What about a WebMD for law?

For the excellent Legal Tech class I’m taking at Stanford Law School on the future of legal technology, I am proposing to build a WebMD for law. My central question …

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The Problem of Legal Tech & Access to Justice

A blog post by solo practitioner Carolyn Elefant detailed her issues with the current legal start ups that supposedly increase ‘access to justice’, but in her estimation are just providing …

MargaretThe Problem of Legal Tech & Access to Justice

What would an SMS-based dispute resolution system look like?

Sri Lankan tech researcher & TED fellow Sanjana Hattotuwa has laid out some of the basic capabilities that mobile phones in the field can be used in dispute resolution and …

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Mobile Dispute Resolution, not Desktop Dispute Resolution

A paper on “An Asian Perspective on Online Mediation” puts forward an agenda for making all the advances made in Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) transition to mobile devices.  ODR had …

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Mobile Dispute Resolution for Access to Justice in Afghanistan

The Internet Bar Organization has fielded a proposed design, the Internet Silk Road Initiative, that would use online and mobile tech to provide access to justice & dispute resolution capabilities …

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Brainstorm of Improving Refugees’ Communication

http://popplet.com/app/#/535625 This is my law/design class’ brainstorm on problems refugees & the UNHCR face in communication.  There are many challenges, especially in opening more reliable, trustworthy, & resonant channels between …

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Dispute Resolution training, from refugee camps

Dispute resolution mechanisms inside refugee communities can be a model for other resolution systems in non-refugee contexts. For example, consider the ideas identified in this write-up of design interventions in a …

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Using Tech to Improve Lineups

An article from Ben Paynter at Good Magazine about Gary Well’s work in the Austin Police Department to use a computer program to improve crime witnesses’ identification of suspects. an …

MargaretUsing Tech to Improve Lineups