They say justice is relative. If that’s so, it pays to remember the case of Celia, the Missouri slave who killed her master during an attempted rape. Given the customs of the day, Celia was fortunate to have judicial process, even if justice eluded her. Judicial process, rather than justice, is all we can expect today.
Legaltech is growing fastest in areas of consumer rights violations. From getting post-purchase price adjustments on products to getting the security deposit back on your rental, Justice as a Service (JaaS) firms stand between consumers and the big companies who rip them off.
What happens when a huge number of people in your state have too much income to get pro bono help and too little of it to hire a lawyer? Leaders in some states might say, “Well that’s just the way things are.” Luckily, wiser states and municipalities are coming up with new and positive ways […]
The ongoing deterioration of the legal system in the US and its negative effects on citizens seeking to defend themselves in court extends to the highest reaches of the judiciary. While it’s true that the poor state of the judiciary is not news (take the Bush v. Gore debacle as one glaring example), the Supreme Court […]