20 Innovations in Legal Aid by the LSC

2011 Innovations Session Workshop Book Now Available!

At the 2011 Centennial NLADA Conference, Legal Services Corporation, AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly andManagement Information Exchange offered a series of presentations at a session titled Innovations in Civil Legal Services. The book by the same name features 20 innovations ranging from a PBS-aired documentary, to smartphone legal aid apps, to new approaches to intake, and many more.

Please click here to access the full version of the of the workshop book. The book is also broken up into sections below.

Addtionally, workshop books from 2007-2010 can be found here.

2011 Innovations Workshop book:
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV

The Fail Faire DC 2011 Impact: A Renaissance of Failure in ICT4D

via ICTWorks by Wayan Vota on 10/24/11

Two weeks ago, ICTworks led the organization of Fail Faire DC, an amazing celebration of failure as a mark of leadership, innovation, and risk-taking in pushing the boundaries of what is possible in scaling ideas from pilots to global programs.

Our goal was to continue the Fail Faire movement started by Mobile Active, and make failure more acceptable in the international development community. So far, the impact of Fail Faire DC 2011 is greater than we anticipated. Yes, the event itself was amazing, and others agree, but more importantly, it spawned a greater conversation around failure and the need to fail if we are to expand our profession.

Here is a quick tour of the Fail Faire DC impact to date:

World Bank's Law, Justice and Development E-Newsletter, September 2011

The newest Law, Justice and Development E-Newsletter is out. Started last year, this is a quarterly e-newsletter providing news, perspectives and events relating to Law, Justice and Development topics. It is produced by the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency with contributions from experts inside and outside the World Bank.