Introduction: Making access to justice count: Debating the future of law

Siddharth Peter de Souza, Maximilian Spohr

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Over 5 billion people do not have meaningful access to the justice delivery system, according to a recent report produced by a network of international development organisations (Pathfinders 2019). The magnitude of the gap is further understood where over 253 million people live in conditions of extreme injustice such as slavery, conflict and statelessness; 1.5 billion have justice problems they cannot solve, and over 4.5 billion people are excluded from protections of the law that provide for socio-economic and political security (Pathfinders 2019). Addressing this justice gap is of critical importance and is central to the imagination of the Sustainable
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTechnology, innovation and access to justice
Subtitle of host publicationDialogues on the future of law
EditorsSiddharth Peter de Souza, Maximilian Spohr
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781474476898
ISBN (Print)9781474473866
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021

Publication series

NameFuture Law
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


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