Adaptation of Courts to Disruption

Ng, Gar Yein (2023) Adaptation of Courts to Disruption. Law, Technology and Humans, 5 (1). ISSN 2652-4074 (In Press)

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This article reflects on how courts in the USA and UK have remained active and resilient to provide access to justice, or due process, during times of emergency and disruptive events.. The focus here is not to define emergencies per se, but to analyse the impact of the emergencies and disruptive events that interrupt the functioning of courts and access to justice. The article provides a brief examination of the emergencies and the disruptions and the expected responses to those interruptions. The question for this paper is how do courts, adapt (or be adapted) in times of emergencies that disrupt their ordinary operation, both in terms of continuity of operations, but also in terms of protection of rights through judicial review? This paper will examine mainly two common law examples (England and USA) of how the courts adapted to such disruptions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: court management, disruption, emergency, access to justice
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD England and Wales
K Law > KF United States Federal Law
Divisions: School of Law
Depositing User: Gar Yein Ng
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2023 15:07
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2023 15:07

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