Dina Afrianty, Photo Blog: Legal Aid Delivers Justice in Indonesia
In July 2013, Indonesia launched a nationally funded legal aid system, supporting 310 organisations around Indonesia. Interestingly, funding for “legal aid” in Indonesia does not only cover state-subsidised legal assistance, but also public legal education/awareness-raising activities.
Simon Rice, If I Were Attorney-General….
Professor Rice argues that legal aid is necessary for a just and equitable society.
William Foxton, How Legal Aid Reforms are Clogging up the Courts
Azadeh Dastyari, Why refugees need legal aid
Denis Nelthorpe, A range of models work best for provision of legal help
Government funding for community legal centres is not enough to sustain their operations. Nelthorpe, the manager of two Victorian CLCs, discusses alternative models of funding, but argues that it cannot replace government funding for core legal aid and community legal services.
James Farrell, Slow, Expensive, Complicated Legal System Must be Improved
Emma Howard, Legal Aid in England and Wales: What is Changing?
This article comments on the changes to legal aid in England and Wales since the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO) in 2012.
Provides updates on developments in legal aid worldwide (mainly Europe, Russia and China)