Early assessment, triage and referral – dawn is breaking for families experiencing separation and divorce
In our last post we highlighted the need for any justice design (or reform) initiative to start with a deep dive into the user experience and to involve users throughout the process. The image of the flashlight on a dark night is a stark reminder of how opaque and terrifying the current system can be […]
How is our family justice system like a flashlight on a dark night?
This recent blog post from IAALS (Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System) caught my eye and my imagination. It begins by noting the 2016 Cases Without Counsel study (Note 1) which highlighted the struggle of people trying to navigate the family justice system without their own lawyer and includes the following comment […]
A Journey Through Customer Journey Mapping for Justice
The National Action Committee on Access to Justice held its annual meeting in Vancouver earlier this month. Members of the committee and others keenly interested in access to justice from across the country gathered to share ideas, experiences and stories. On March 22, 2017, the day prior to the actual meeting, the NAC organized a […]