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.
Yesterday Lord Bach’s Commission held a two-hour session with five people (two of them lawyers) who told us from first-hand experience about what has been happening (or not happening) since the disastrous fire at Grenfell Tower two months ago.
After I published my blog about law centres last night, Raji Hunjan, a former Director of the North Kensington Law Centre, sent me a message in which she told me that in the last five years the centre had fought to survive and to serve North Kensington despite huge cuts and little external support.
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.