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...Read More
Despite COVID-19-related setbacks, the Justice for All project Inventory Assessment and Strategic Plan is finally complete. Taking into consideration over a dozen factors set forth by the NCSC Justice for All Framework, the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission has adopted the following strategic goals to move Louisiana toward 100% meaningful access to justice: Increase and...Read More
New research by LLL and the Louisiana Justice for All Project shows that as many as one-third of income-eligible Louisianans live where civil legal help is out of reach. In May 2020, LLL hosted a “geodata hackathon” in support of the Louisiana Justice for All Project. With support from the LSBA’s 2020 class of ATJ...Read More
By: Amanda Brown, originally published by the Louisiana Bar Journal, April/May 2020 Across the globe, legal communities are wondering if the civil justice system is meeting the critical demands of those that need it – and the answer is a resounding “no.” In America, this renewed scrutiny is in large part thanks to a 2017...Read More
Lagniappe Law Lab is on a mission to help the Louisiana civil justice community scale its impact.