Earlier this summer, the UK Government announced plans to make important court and tribunal judgments available via The National Archives for the first time. This is a significant step in bringing greater transparency and efficiency to the justice system both in the UK and overseas where UK case law and precedent plays an important role. […]
Organisation: African Legal Information Institute (African LII)
Imagine trying to play football, but not knowing the rules. It’s ridiculous and hard to imagine such a scenario could ever really happen. Yet in many countries, access to legislation and court rulings (the state’s equivalent of the football rule book) is restricted. In recent times, African Legal Information Institutes have been working to remedy […]
It’s not often our grantees make it into an in-flight magazine (at least, I don’t think it is). This month, though, it’s great to see the African Legal Information Institute (AfricanLII) make it onto the pages of South African Airline’s magazine and reflects on the importance of having access to legislation and legal information for everyone […]
It’s not often we talk about the Seychelles on here – in fact, it’s very rare that we hear from organisations and individuals in the Seychelles. When it comes to accessing legislative information on and offline, however, the Seychelles are ahead of the game. This is thanks to the work of Seychelles Legal Information Institute […]
I’ve written another article for CNN. This article explores how increasing access to information, strengthening civil society, amplifying the citizen voice and supporting professionals who are providing services to society’s poorest should result in positive change for society. It mentions lots of our grantees. Find out who by reading it here.