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...Read More
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...Read More
The Employment Law Navigator of the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator project has been expanded to include more robust screening and content for Louisianans experiencing workplace discrimination. Now, users can be screened for threshold qualification and get highly-curated information on state and federal workplace discrimination protections. In the application, users are asked a number of questions...Read More
Lagniappe Law Lab and the Louisiana Bar Foundation are proud to announce the launch of the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator. Louisianans can now access highly customized legal information and resources in four high-need areas of law: Landlord/Tenant, Divorce, Child Custody, and Employment. Building these resources was an extremely collaborative process, involving dozens of subject matter...Read More
By: Amanda Brown As technology becomes more and more accessible and intuitive in the Access to Justice space, many legal service providers are taking the leap to online triage. With the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator, we’re doing just that. This article outlines some tips and tricks for drafting your own triage interview questions. In my...Read More
Using technology is a great way to bridge the justice gap, but data-driven decision making helps shine a light on where the needs are so efforts are appropriately channeled from the start. There’s no denying that when it comes to legal services, Louisiana is a high-needs state. Every single day, hundreds of people seek assistance from legal...Read More
In 2016, LSC announced efforts to establish state-wide access to justice portals. Since then, LSC has partnered with Microsoft and Pro Bono Net to design, test, and develop an intelligent technology platform that enables those falling within the “Justice Gap” to find actionable information and resources. As the project’s two pilot states, Alaska and Hawaii,...Read More
Lagniappe Law Lab is on a mission to help the Louisiana civil justice community scale its impact.