My latest Legal Voice column has now been published. This one’s about using digital methods of delivering advice to help combat the loss of privacy, loss of dignity and stigma felt by many advice seekers. You can read the piece HERE.
I have written an article for Media Diversified about the crowdfunding campaign I am working on for The Justice Gap and The Justice Alliance. We are campaigning to fund a special one-off magazine that will tell the definitive story of legal aid. You can read my article for Media Diversified HERE.
I am delighted to have been asked to write a regular column for Legal Voice, an online magazine about access to justice issues, aimed at legal aid law firms, the not-for-profit sector and all organisations providing publicly-funded legal advice in the UK. My first article is about how Hackney Community Law Centre went from five twitter followers to making social media a key part of our survival. You can read it HERE.
I was in the Court of Appeal yesterday to watch Lady Justice Hallett hand down judgment in the appeal of Ched Evans. You can read my report for The Justice Gap HERE.
Today, the UK Supreme Court overturned the law on ‘joint enterprise’ that had been in place for the last 30 years. I was in court to cover the judgment hand-down for The Justice Gap. Read my piece analysing the remarkable new legal development HERE.