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Les cas d’usage de la blockchain

This content is not available in the selected language. Actuellement sur toutes les lèvres mais encore peu comprise, la blockchain est une nébuleuse dont les experts admettent comprendre seule une petite facette des possibilités offertes par cette nouvelle technologie. Qu’est-ce que la blockchain ? C’est une technologie qui permet le stockage et la transmission d’informations, de […] Read more

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Découvrez le dernier billet SLAW de Karim Benyekhlef & Nicolas Vermeys «Ontario’s First Online Tribunal»

This content is not available in the selected language. In our last column, we announced that, over the coming months, we would share the results of the research conducted by members of the Towards Cyberjustice project. Although this is still planned for future entries, we chose to postpone these posts to take the time to […] Read more

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Why you should care that our civil-justice system is broken

This content is not available in the selected language. Canada is consistently touted as one of the best countries in which to live, but it ranks an unimpressive 112 out of 190 countries according to the World Bank’s enforcing contracts indicator. For good reason: Our civil-justice system is on the fritz. Litigating a civil claim […] Read more

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Legal Apps and Access to Justice in Canada

This content is not available in the selected language. Three University of Ottawa law professors have uploaded an article entitled Mobile and Web-Based Legal Apps: Opportunities, Risks and Information Gaps to the SSRN website: “Mobile and web-based apps are one technology with the potential to improve access to justice, either by helping lawyers increase the […] Read more

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Robots Could Make the US Supreme Court More Transparent

This content is not available in the selected language. Predicting the outcome of Supreme Court decisions has long been a favorite parlor game for political scientists, attorneys, and legal-system junkies. People have built statistical models, predictive algorithms, and flow charts, and have used machine learning to try to guess what the justices will decide. Some […] Read more

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The Dangers in Rise of Self Represented Litigants

This content is not available in the selected language. The increase in the number of self-represented litigants demonstratesd the need for a “wide ranging” examination on the barriers to accessible justice, the New Zealand Law Society president Chris Moore has said. Reports about increasing court costs and other barriers to justice are leading to a […] Read more

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La longue route du logiciel libre au Québec

This content is not available in the selected language. Blog sur l’informatique libre au Québec tenu par Cyrille Beraud   Il n’est pas possible de nous soustraire à l’ordre « corrompu » de l’État : y introduire une torsion supplémentaire, y inscrire notre fidélité à un Événement, voilà ce qui nous reste. Nous demeurons alors dans les frontières […] Read more