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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.