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Through the looking glass: The adventures of a designer in legal land
A few years ago, I fell into this deep rabbit hole called legal and since then I’ve been trying to get a better understanding about what it is.
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Why facebook should use Visual contracts
Facebook has been hit with a €1.2m fine in Spain after the country's data watchdog found it broke privacy laws. Among other violations the regulator found Facebook had failed to inform users how their data would be used as it hoovered up the details of millions of people in Spain.
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Legal Design: Collaborating with Lawyers to lmprove Access to Justice
Last week we joined the Service Design Network Global Conference in Madrid. During the first day of this event (the membersday) the newest issue of Touchpoint was handed out.
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Learn about Legal Design Thinking in 1 day!
On Saturday 22 April, 11 Law, IT and Design professionals came together above the roaring North Sea on the Pier in Scheveningen, for a workshop by Visual Contracts on how to revolutionize the way we see law.
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What Legal Tech innovation is missing
Recently I came across a blog which started with the question: "Does coding make you a better lawyer? The author of the blog argued it does make you a better lawyer because coding means applying systems thinking.
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The GDPR: A European law that acknowledges a need for Legal Design
Some of the more law minded among us might have heard of it. On April 2016, the European Union passed the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will be fully enforced in The Netherlands in 2018. It will have a host of implications for the subject of privacy, something we at Visual Contracts cannot ignore.
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Legal Design - Always a step ahead
Legal design thinking is on the rise, but why should you invest time and budget in this? What can it do for your office?
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A clear explanation of the NOW: why visual explanation?