Four years ago, just before I stood down as chairman of BAILII‘s trustees (an office I had held ever since BAILII was first created)
The Commission held its third meeting on 9th February 2016,
I am subdividing the papers under the title of IT and the Law, so as to show which of them were originally written some time ago.
After I had posted my piece on “BAILII: How and why it all started” I received a tweet from Daniel Hoadley, which said:
In my recent blog “BAILII: Five Questions Answered” I gave technical answers to some of the criticisms that had been levelled at the way BAILII organised its website.
One of the finest family law judges of our times has just died at his own hand at the age of 71.
Last week, to my surprise, the Solicitors’ Journal thought it worth devoting quite a lot of space to a profile of me.
A discussion in the Twittersphere about aspects of Mr Jeremy Wright’s recent appearance in the Brexit litigation as leading counsel for the Crown led to a request that I should post a piece about the office of Attorney General.
In his second annual report (for 2014-5) the Chief Coroner said that although about 230,000 deaths are reported to coroners across England and Wales each year, most of them are signed off by coroners as a death from natural causes, and only about 25,000 cases proceeded to an investigation and inquest, with juries being … Continue reading Three Years of Exceptional Case Funding in Inquest Cases
I have just completed a review of the statistics published by the Legal Aid Agency for the first three years of the new scheme.