From sustainability to economic empowerment, check out these 5 ways legal aid is assisting clients
Learn how this new pilot program offering mental health services at the courthouse and near a jail is helping to reduce the prison population.
From Malaysia to the DRC, check out these 5 innovative ideas that are assisting prison officials, police, survivors of sexual and gender-based violence and more.
From skype to e-conferences and virtual consultations, check out how different organizations around the world are expanding access to justice.
From Bolivia to Indonesia, check out 4 ways mobile phones have helped people with everything from land rights to court transparency.
Check out these new and innovative programs that use phones and other methods to address access to justice for GBV, pretrial detention, and more.
Kyrgyzstan is the first country in Central Asia to adopt a law monitoring places of detention.
The first rule of law forum in South East Europe introduced a new database to monitor ECtHR jurisprudence with case law reproduced in the region’s different languages.
Learn how two legal empowerment practitioners in Indonesia are sharing lessons learned working on indigenous and peasants rights.
Talk about innovative! Find out how a Kenyan chief has reduced crime in his village by employing twitter.
Learn how women created their own news outlet via SMS to share pertinent information for other women on gender based violence incidents, land registration, and critical health services.
Check out how 4 countries have redefined their prison systems to reduce crime and prepare inmates to re-enter society.
In Bangladesh, this program teaches women about the rights they’re entitled to while demystifying government bureaucracy and access to legal aid.
Learn how Proyecto ACCESO used techniques from US and Russia in the 20th century to promote rule of law through popular culture in South America.
This program is one of the first of its kind in the US to provide free legal aid in civil cases through churches in Tennessee
In Niger, 46,000 people have provided feedback via SMS on their experience with the judicial system.
A courtroom and a mediation center inside a bus? This program gives new meaning to the term mobile courts!
Mississippi might be among the worst states to provide legal services to its population, but a new partnership aims to address discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS patients.
Learn how a Constitution app for smartphones are empowering people to learn about their rights and seek accountability.
Lawyers abroad aren’t the only ones implementing innovative access to justice programs. Check out what lawyers in Maine are doing to make legal aid more accessible to the public.
In Sierra Leone, informal compacts or ‘bylaws’ created among community members has allowed them to design, implement, and enforce their own mechanisms to improve health care needs.
In Zambia, an innovative project enables paralegals trained in the formal court system to help local tribal courts with incoming cases.