"Opportunities and challenges for open justice in light of the changing nature of judicial proceedings"

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This article identifies several ongoing, recent or anticipated changes to the way in which judicial proceedings are conducted and evaluates them in terms of their likely capacity to either enhance the principle of open justice or present challenges for the principle into the future. They include the increased emphasis on the written word, the use of virtual spaces and emergent use of big data to assist in judicial decision-making. This article affirms the responsibility of courts to ensure that they remain open and transparent and offers some suggestions as to how they might do so in the light of these changes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76-97
Number of pages22
JournalJournal of Judicial Administration
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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