In the wake of the global pandemic, courts across the country are working hard to ensure that citizens have equal access to justice. Watch Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Chief Justice Debra Stephens and Justice Lucy Billings as they discuss the specific programs in their states that are targeting access to justice for their constituents. You’ll learn how justice stakeholders are preparing judges for the onslaught of cases and how alternatives are being developed to avoid a justice crisis. Judge Lisa Walsh moderated this esteemed panel and asked specific questions about legal challenges that affect the essentials of life; assisting unrepresented; providing assistance of counsel; serving litigants and witness; and much more.
Click here to access the Louisiana Judiciary's response to ensure access to justice during the COVID-19 global pandemic presentation slides.