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Today our little community got an article in the New York Times. It covers our general goals of using technology to bring legal aid to as many people as possible and features Angela Tripp, Claudia Johnson, and Matthew Stubenberg. You can read the full article by following this link.
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These have been posted for a little while on LSC's Vimeo account but they haven't been getting the attention they deserve so allow me to reshare them, videos from Rapid fire Tecg from the TIG conference.
There is some really good information packed into each of these 400 second talks. I think my favorite was A/B Testing but at seven minutes a piece they are all worth checking out.
Harvard Law School seeks to hire an Access to Justice/Technology Fellow to lead initiatives within our clinical programs that use technology innovations to increase access to justice. Using Harvard Law School’s 18 in-house clinics and 11 student practice organizations as laboratories for experimentation and innovation, the Fellow will collaborate with clinical faculty, instructors, and students to develop, test, and implement technology solutions that increase access to justice. This is a newly created position that the Fellow will play a role in defining.
Candidates must possess a J.D. or equivalent and have significant technical knowledge, familiarity with technical projects, and project management experience; expertise in the role of technology in the legal profession and in the delivery of legal services; and a demonstrated commitment to pro bono and public interest work. Applications must be submitted via Harvard University’s Human Resources website. Applicants should apply for the position designated as Access to Justice / Technology Fellow, Harvard Law School (ID # 39420BR); a description is attached.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates who would bring diversity to our university and clinical programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a video that everyone involved in writing materials for the public needs to read, While many of us understand the general need for producing clear, understandable materials for the public exactly we often struggle in putting the theory into practice. In this webinar Maria Mindlin from Transcend outlines the problem and then provides concrete steps on how to make your materials more accessable.
Below are some slides and a survey you can take to improve our webinars.