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Blog Posts by Heather Buchanan

NSRLP Publishes Report on Costs Awards for Self-Represented Litigants

Heather Buchanan
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) recently published a paper that looks at costs awards to self-represented litigants (SRLs) in Canadian courts. The paper notes the leading Canadian cases in which SRLs have been ordered costs awards and analyzes the development of these principles in family law...

Law School Clinics Successfully Training Students and Serving Clients

Heather Buchanan
Law school clinics are often said to serve two goals. They are a place where law students can develop and practice their legal skills in a real setting, with the safety net of faculty supervision. They also aim to serve low and modest means clients whose legal needs might otherwise go unmet. And, according to a recent...

“Legal Tech for a Change” Project to Partner Legal Aid with Tech Companies

Heather Buchanan
The ABA Center for Innovation launched a new project in April that will provide legal aid organizations with free technology that will hopefully make them more efficient and able to help more clients. The project, called "Legal Tech for a Change,” will allow the Center for Innovation to serve as a broker between legal...