Community • Community data • Ongoing
Developing a Data Community of Practice in the Access to Justice sector
Tracey Gyateng | 27th April 2021
This short guide for community organisations explores a common model for sharing knowledge and practice; a community of practice. It draws on a mixture of interviews and existing literature to explore:
- What is a community of practice?
- How does a community of practice function?
- What are the key success factors for a community of practice?
- How to evaluate a community of practice?
- What is a data community of practice in the access to justice sector?
Developing Data Standards for Access to Justice Organisations: A Working Paper
The UK National Data Strategy has cemented recognition of data standards as part of the core infrastructure for a functioning society. This working paper explains what data standards are, how they are created, how they are used and summarises challenges to effective implementation.
Digital Justice: HMCTS Data Strategy and Delivering Access to Justice
This report recommends an approach to data collection for service design, iteration and evaluation at HMCTS based on extensive stakeholder consultation with senior judges, government staff, academic researchers, lawyers and data and privacy specialists.
‘Justice System Data’: A Comparative Study
This report analyses the ways in which justice system data is managed in three countries: Australia, Canada and Ireland. It considers how data-sharing methods are perceived to relate to judicial independence, innovation, and public understanding of, and confidence in, the justice system.
Monitoring Equality in Digital Public Services
This report from the Open Data Institute explores how digital public services adhere to legal requirements around discrimination. Researchers examined how the protected characteristics of people using digital services are being collected, to understand how they might be affecting excluded communities.