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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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Virtual Live Charity Interventions

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A2J Author for Non-Lawyers

Chicago-Kent Law School, out of its Center for Access to Justice & Technology, has started publishing A2J — Access to Justice apps. A2J Author is a platform that lets non-tech … Read More

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Mobile Ethics App for Lawyers

The New York State Bar Association has released a mobile app for lawyers, judges, and other legal practitioners — for quicker advice on whether their action is ‘Ethical Under the … Read More

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311 Local Governance Apps

Many cities are using “311 Apps” on mobile devices or on Facebook to let citizens report basic city problems — potholes, graffiti, etc — to their local representatives. They can … Read More

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