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A shaken baby syndrome researcher reconsiders

British neuropathologist Waney Squier spent many years as an expert witness in court assisting in the prosecution of defendants accused of causing Shaken Baby Syndrome. Then a closer engagement with the evidence caused her to change her mind — and the story that follows, which she tells in this TEDx Wandsworth talk, must be heard to be believed. Sue Luttner has more for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. More on the story: Jon Robins, The Justice Gap; Theodore Dalrymple, Spectat...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Child Abuse, Times, Forensics, Wandsworth, Expert Witnesses, Waney Squier, Justice Gap, Deborah Tuerkheimer, Theodore Dalrymple, Sue Luttner, USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism More, Jon Robins, Marisa Gerber


3 Thoughts About Closing The Justice Gap

Addressing this crisis requires cooperation and collaboration.
Tags: Justice, Law, Advice, Legal aid, Public Interest, American Association of Law Libraries, Law Librarians, Pro Bono, AALL, Access to justice, Justice Gap, Libraries / Librarians




Law School’s New A2J Design Lab Will Put Students In Shoes Of Entrepreneurs

A new law school program could make a difference in the lives of self-represented litigants across the country.
Tags: Utah, Technology, Justice, Law, Law Schools, Robert Ambrogi, Gordon Smith, Bob Ambrogi, Access to justice, Pro Se Litigants, Justice Gap, Brigham Young University Law School, BYU Law, BYU - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Kimball Parker, LawX




The Value of Middle-Market Litigation Finance

The current reality in the market leaves the vast majority of business litigation unserved.
Tags: Money, Law, Litigation, Litigators, Mighty, Michael McDonald, Access to justice, Litigation Finance, Finance Industry, Justice Gap, TownCenter Partners LLC, Value of Middle Market Litigation Finance




Litigation Finance: Interview With Roni Elias Of TownCenter Partners

Litigation finance: a chance to do something good for the community as well as to make a profit.
Tags: Money, Law, Litigation, Litigators, Michael McDonald, Access to justice, Litigation Finance, Finance Industry, Justice Gap, Roni Elias, TownCenter Partners LLC, Roni Elias Of TownCenter


alt.legal: If Money is Speech, Then Crowdfund Your Favorite Public Interest Lawsuit

A new venture offers citizens, lawyers and non-lawyers alike, a way to participate in important courtroom battles.
Tags: Startups, Crowdsourcing, Politics, Technology, Money, Justice, Crowdfunding, Law, Litigation, Litigators, Thomson Reuters, CrowdJustice, Start-ups, Public Interest, Julia Salasky, Career Alternatives


Mind The Gap: Felicity Conrad And Paladin’s Legal Justice Mission

If this “benefit corporation” model succeeds in legal, it could open up the world of pro bono to public investment.
Tags: Startups, Technology, Money, Law, Thomson Reuters, Start-ups, Public Interest, Paladin, Pro Bono, Career Alternatives, Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services, Access to justice, Alt.legal, Alternative Legal Services, Joe Borstein, Career alternatives for attorneys




David v. Goliath: Legalist Levels The Lit Playing Field

An innovative startup harnesses technology and big data to solve the access-to-justice problem.
Tags: Startups, Technology, Money, Law, David, Litigation, Litigators, Start-ups, Access to justice, Alt.legal, Alternative Legal Services, Joe Borstein, Litigation Finance, Start-up Companies, Justice Gap




Stats Of The Week: We’re Not Getting Our Day In Court

Today, as many as two thirds of all individual civil litigants in state trial courts are representing themselves.
Tags: Justice, Law, Law Schools, New York Review of Books, Job Searches, Stat of the Week, Access to justice, Employment Statistics, Justice Gap, Judge Jed Rakoff, ABA employment data


This Week In Legal Tech: Real-World Examples Of Using Tech To Narrow The Justice Gap

Great examples of how technology can enhance the delivery of legal services to the poor and underserved.
Tags: Technology, Justice, Microsoft, Law, Legal aid, Robert Ambrogi, Public Interest, Bob Ambrogi, Pro Bono, Legal Services NYC, Happy News, Access to justice, Legal Services Corporation, Justice Gap


Lawyers Fail The Middle Class — Would Non-Lawyer Ownership Of Firms Help?

A new take on why non-lawyer ownership can improve the profession.
Tags: Technology, Law, LegalZoom, Solo Practitioners, Small Law Firms, Access to justice, Justice Gap








This Week In Legal Tech: ABA Future Panel Calls For Broad Changes In Legal Services

Significant change is not just an option, but a necessity, and it will require innovative delivery models and technologies.
Tags: Technology, Law, Innovation, Legal aid, American Bar Association, Aba, Robert Ambrogi, Public Interest, Bob Ambrogi, Andrew Perlman, American Bar Association / ABA, Alternative Legal Services, Future of Law, Justice Gap


Exclusive: New Nationwide Legal Insurance Plan Aims to Reduce the Justice Gap

Is prepaid legal insurance an answer to bridging the gap in access to justice? The insurance company ARAG believes it is. A longtime provider of legal insurance through employer-sponsored benefit plans, it is today introducing a direct-to-consumer plan, ARAGlegal.com, that will allow consumers to purchase coverage for a range of legal matters for just $16.25 […] The post Exclusive: New Nationwide Legal Insurance Plan Aims to Reduce the Justice Gap appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites....
Tags: General, Robert Ambrogi, ARAG, Justice Gap