Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Museum of London

Justice Online: Just as Good?

Joshua Rozenberg QC (hon)

Early in 2016, the criminal and civil courts of England and Wales embarked on a modernisation programme aimed at reforming procedures that have survived for centuries. The judges themselves are helping to design the computerised courts of the future. New software will empower litigants to bring and defend cases without the need for lawyers. Judges will be able to decide cases whenever and wherever they choose to open their laptops. But will justice suffer? What if you cannot manage the technology? What if your opponent but not yourself can afford legal advice? Will the courts continue to deliver justice? Might your dispute be decided by a computer? In the first of a series of three annual lectures, the reforms will be monitored as they are planned, tested and launched. Will this project be an IT disaster? Or will it demonstrate that online justice can be just as good as the courts that have served us for hundreds of years.


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Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.
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Joshua is British legal commentator and journalist. He is an honorary bencher at Gray's Inn and was made an honorary Queen's Counsel in 2016.

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22 February 2017

Justice Online: Just as Good?
Joshua Rozenberg QC (hon)

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