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On January 28th and 29th, 2022, the Louisiana Justice for All Project hosted “Community Listening Sessions” in Concordia and East Carroll parishes. The listening sessions, held in partnership with the Concordia and East Carroll Parish Libraries, focused on gathering insight from community members about: Their experiences getting legal help,How they access and use technology, andTheir...
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By: Amanda Brown, Originally Published in the LSC Justice Rising blog. There’s a hurricane-sized elephant in the access-to-justice room. As the climate continues to deteriorate, so do our chances of meaningfully closing the access to justice gap. Justice is not served It’s already well established that America has a justice problem. A recent IAALS study...
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January 19, 2022 The Louisiana Bar Foundation and Lagniappe Law Lab are 2022 recipients of the American Bar Endowment Opportunity Grant. With these funds, Lagniappe Law Lab will design, develop, and launch Good Repair, a new digital service for Louisiana renters experiencing habitability problems, which are especially common after disasters. With Good Repair, tenants can...
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The LLL Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt the organization’s proposed 2-year strategic plan. Organizational goals and strategies include activities like: Strengthening existing and building new long-term partnerships in Louisiana’s justice community, Developing more robust internal fundraising systems, and Broadening awareness of legal innovation in Louisiana law schools. Programmatic goals focusing on advancing LLL’s...
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On January 7th, 2022, Lagniappe Law Lab Executive Director Amanda Brown participated in the Serving the Profession and the Public track of LSU Law School’s Apprenticeship Week program. During the program, master lawyers and judges taught LSU Law upperclass students in small enrollment, hands-on mini-courses. Each mini-course provided students with focused, task-oriented training not generally...
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On December 15th, the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission voted to adopt a formal business process that will outline the development of automated forms for use in Louisiana courts. This work is an expansion of LLL’s recent pilot with Suffolk LIT Lab and the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Technology Commission, seeking to formalize the process by...
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Lagniappe Law Lab’s Executive Director, Amanda Brown, has been appointed as a member of the Legal Service Corporation’s Rural Justice Task Force. She will serve as a member of the Task Force’s Model Practices and Innovative Legal Service-Delivery Models that Benefit Rural Areas working group. Through the Rural Justice Task Force, LSC seeks to raise awareness...
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Happy Holidays! As Lagniappe Law Lab nears its 3rd full year in operation, I find myself reflecting back on our mission and just how far we’ve come: Lagniappe Law Lab’s purpose is to narrow the Access to Justice Gap by ensuring the Louisiana civil justice system is operating at its full potential. Through the use...
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Thanks to support from the Louisiana Bar Foundation and CrescentCare, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Name & Gender Marker Change Navigator through the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator. The process for updating name and gender markers on official documents can be overwhelming, as they vary greatly by document. Each government agency has its...
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Thousands of Louisianans rely on quality legal information through LouisianaLawHelp.org. Today, we’re happy to share that, thanks to our partners at ProBono.Net, the site has undergone a design refresh. Now, users of the site will notice a more modern feel and better ways to navigate the site. LouisianaLawHelp.org before updates. LouisianaLawHelp.org after updates. “We’re grateful...
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