Proposal:WikiLaw

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  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
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  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


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Summary

WikiLaw, a free site where anyone can practice law


Proposal

A website that allows volunteer lawyers to represent clients and prepare a defense for them


Motivation

People who cannot afford lawyers can have a volunteer lawyer from the web site represent him or her for free.

Key Questions

  • How do we get people aware of this new web site?
  • Can "Wiki lawyers" practice law anywhere in the world or just in the United States/Canada?
  • How do we get judges to take "Wiki lawyers" seriously?

Potential Costs

getting to the coutroom, acquiring a business wardrobe, transportation, acquiring law books


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