The NuLawLab is partnering with the Massachusetts Trial Court and the design consultancy IDEO to tackle a fundamental redesign of Housing Court. This five-year effort will use service and system design methods to approach the challenge from the perspective of the full range of end-users of our courts – represented and unrepresented parties, attorneys, judges, clerks and administrators, jury members, and many others.
Executive Director Dan Jackson's new article argues that coupling law school technology instruction with training in human-centered design approaches offers educators a means of preparing lawyers not only able to generate novel technology solutions, but able to fundamentally improve legal institutions and programs through those results.
Swedish municipalities have initiated more than 80 evictions of vulnerable EU citizens, mostly Roma, from informal settlements on the grounds of poor sanitation since 2013, according to a new report from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Södertörn University, and the NuLawLab.
As the terrain for legal education shifts, law schools are looking across disciplines for new approaches to legal education, with a number of law schools recently establishing “law labs.” Learn more about Faculty Director Martha F. Davis's article in the Journal of Legal Education.
A key component of REV-'s Project Nanny Van, the Domestic Worker App was collaboratively designed by domestic workers, artists, law students, and technologists to provide Massachusetts domestic workers with information about thier new legal rights under the Massachusetts Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights.
Pine Tree Legal Assistance and the NulawLab are pleased to announce new robust online resources for women with military service designed to empower underserved women veterans to assert their legal rights.
RePresent is an online game that helps prepare self-represented parties for court. Funded by the Legal Services Corporation, the game was designed in collaboration with Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut, New Haven Legal Assistance, and the NU Game Design Studio.
This interdisciplinary comparative study of residential evictions in four of India's largest cities examines the role that access to legal services and information plays in protecting residents' tenure security and residential stability. With funding from Northeastern University's Tier 1 Grant program, the NuLawLab is sponsoring two law school student co-op placements supporting Fulbright Scholar and NU Assistant Professor of Sociology Liza Weinstein's field research in Delhi, Bengalaru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.