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‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published every Friday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. Last week’s link round-up included an article about the increasing gap between legal aid and what people can afford, with the average 5-day civil trial costing about $56,439. A potential solution? Legal insurance, at
  Over the last few years, in-depth explorations of the issues surrounding medical malpractice claims have been published in the  Toronto Star, National Post and Globe and Mail. All three of these news outlets have discussed the perception that it is inordinately difficult to succeed in these kinds of cases. Medical malpractice plaintiffs face several hurdles that range from the inability to find medical malpractice counsel to the lack of open dialogue from the medical system as
  ‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published every Friday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. Over on FiveThirtyEight, Rob Arthur points out that we now have algorithms to predict police misconduct: “The researchers, a mixed group of graduate and undergraduate students working together at the University
  The last six years have seen sweeping changes to the way summary judgments are conducted in Ontario courts. In a previous post, we outlined how summary judgments are being deployed against self-represented litigants. In today’s post, we examine whether or not the hope that summary judgments will increase access to justice by reducing the need for full trials (and the accompanying legal costs) has actually come to fruition. Data from Loom Analytics suggests that
  ‘Link Round-Up’ gives you a glimpse into the articles that got the most airtime around the Loom Analytics water cooler this week. Published each Thursday, article topics include access to justice, big data, legal technology, and what’s happening in the Canadian legal landscape. Over on Lawyerist, Lauren Foster writes that as emoji usage continues to soar, judges must decide how they want to handle this new visual evidence as it makes its way into American