Цифровые технологии и обеспечение доступности правосудия
The article is devoted to the actual scientific and practical issue of the use of digital technologies in order to increase the accessibility of justice. It is impossible to deny that the universal realization of the right to judicial protection is possible only if justice is available, so it is not surprising that the study of the issue of access of legal entities to judicial protection of their rights has occupied the minds of many legal scholars, and improving the situation with access to justice is one of the main tasks of legislators in the field of procedural rulemaking.
The author notes that the main activity aimed at improving the accessibility of justice in recent years has been the introduction of digital technologies in this area, which allow participants in legal proceedings to exercise a significant number of their procedural rights via the Internet. In response to the pandemic, the judicial system and lawmakers have sought solutions to ensure that citizens and legal entities can apply to the courts to protect their rights and interests in the new environment. It is quite predictable that such a decision was the further introduction of digital technologies in the judicial process.
It is obvious that similar tasks to improve the accessibility of justice are faced not only by the domestic legal system, but also by other developed legal systems.
This article examines the impact of digitalization on the accessibility of justice in Russia, analyzes the key measures taken in Russia and in a number of foreign countries in the field of judicial activity organization, designed to increase the level of accessibility of justice. The author concludes that measures to ensure the accessibility of justice in Russia correspond to the European level of introduction of digital technologies in legal proceedings, and sometimes even outstrip it.