When discussing the modernization of the justice system the conversation can often be about how we adapt the technology to replicate the bricks-and-mortar experience.
But how might the institutions and decision-makers themselves adapt to work with the emerging technology?
Legal scholar Tania Sourdin talks about three primary kinds of technology in the context of the justice system:
- Supportive – things like online legal applications that support and advise people using the justice system
- Replacement – things that replace the role of people, such as e-filing technologies and online dispute resolution
- Disruptive – things that fundamentally alter the way legal professionals