Reinventing the Rules

Discover the Latest Innovations and Lessons Learned in Rule of Law and Legal Empowerment Projects

New Handbook on Early Access to Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes

UNODC and UNDP released a new handbook (including curriculum’s) for legal aid providers, police, judges, and prosecutors on providing early access to legal aid.

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July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

4 Ways Mobile Phones are Increasing Access to Justice

From Bolivia to Indonesia, check out 4 ways mobile phones have helped people with everything from land rights to court transparency.

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lessons from Legal Aid Pilot Projects in Jordan

Learn how one organization is creating discreet spaces for women to seek legal aid, how they’re making programs sustainable, and why they’re implementing alternatives to the ‘one-stop’ shop model.

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview with Nimmi Gowrinathan on Women and Sexual Violence in Sri Lanka

Read what Dr. Gowrinathan had to say on barriers to reporting sexual violence and what institutions and tools would be helpful to combating it.

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Filling Access to Justice Gaps Through Churches

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

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Identifying and Remedying Flaws in Access to Justice Research

New research discusses the limitations to current access to justice programs and touches on goals that should be pursued to improve it.

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Health Clinic and Legal Aid Groups Partner to Address HIV/AIDS Discrimination

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.

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with the President of the Uganda Law Society [Part 2]

Check out what Ruth Sebatindira had to say on the traditional justice system, battling corruption, and changing the public perception of lawyers in Uganda.

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lawyers in Libraries: An Access to Justice Project in the US

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.

May 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Exclusive Interview with New President of the Uganda Law Society: Ruth Sebatindira [Part 1]

Read what this pioneer had to say on the challenges for female lawyers in Uganda, the critical role of technology, and what the international community could do differently.

May 1, 2013 · 1 Comment
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