Democratising Legislative Language: The Accessibility and Civic Engagement Initiatives
Written on June, 2020
In democratic societies, the transparency and accessibility of legislative processes are paramount to ensuring robust civic participation. Recent endeavours to simplify legislative language, redesign official portals, and employ user-centred design principles represent a laudable shift towards democratising legislative discourse. This essay offers a critical analysis of these initiatives, evaluating their efficacy, limitations, and broader implications for democratic engagement.