This webinar will provide an overview of the 2021 GAR and Self-Inspection / Ongoing Compliance Oversight reports, identify instructional materials, and discuss how the data are used.
With support from the Pew Charitable Trusts, LSC partnered with stakeholders in three states to explore using court data to monitor legal needs.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) conducts research measuring the "justice gap" - the gap between the need for civil legal assistance among low-income Americans and the resources available to meet that need.
In collaboration with Bay Area Legal Services, LSC's Office of Data Governance and Analysis developed an interactive tool to support outreach and planning by visualizing eviction filing hotspots and trends in filings, representation rates, and default judgments.
In collaboration with Memphis Area Legal Services, LSC's Office of Data Governance and Analysis developed an interactive tool to visualize trends in judgment rates, outstanding court costs, and filings by landlord size, as well as eviction filing hotspots.
The Advisory Board for the evictions study (“The Effect of State & Local Laws on Evictions”) includes diverse representation from a variety of fields: housing advocacy, social science research, access to justice, legal research, court representation, landlord advocacy, the LSC board, and LSC