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In each episode of Talk Justice, An LSC Podcast, we will explore ways to expand access to justice and illustrate why it is important to the legal community, business, government and the general public.

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May 9, 2023

AI’s Potential for Access to Justice

Experts discuss the potential impact of generative AI on legal services on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. Talk Justice Co-host Cat Moon is joined by guests Sam...

Apr 25, 2023

Author John Grisham on Legal Aid

Bestselling author John Grisham talks about his experiences as a lawyer and the importance of legal aid on this episode of Talk Justice. Legal Services Corporation (LSC) President Ron Flagg introduces Grisham’s...

Apr 11, 2023

Reimagining Virtual Court to Improve User Experience

Exploring the User-Experience of Remote Court Proceedings: Innovations and Opportunities

Mar 28, 2023

New Report Examines Non-Lawyer Legal Service Provider Programs in the U.S.

Experts from the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) discuss how and why states are using non-lawyer legal service providers on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice”...

Mar 14, 2023

Illegal Eviction’s Role in Housing Instability

Civil legal aid providers noted an increase in illegal evictions during the height of the pandemic, as some landlords pursued avenues outside the court system for forcing tenants out. Legal experts discuss...

Feb 28, 2023

How a Virtual Assembly Line Accelerated an Access-to-Justice Project

Suffolk Law Professor Quinten Steenhuis discusses his team’s successful collaboration with legal aid orgs to use technology to scale help for the project and the potential to use tech to extend...

Feb 14, 2023

How Plain Language Helps Courts Expand Access to Justice

Experts discuss how plain language can help courts expand access to the courts on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today.

Jan 31, 2023

A Recap of LSC’s Innovations in Technology Conference

Legal technology exports discuss the key themes of LSC’s recent Innovations in Technology Conference and broader questions about technology’s role in addressing the access-to-justice crisis.

Jan 17, 2023

Using Supervised Non-lawyers to Provide Limited-Scope Legal Assistance

Legal experts discuss Alaska’s recent approval of the use of supervised non-lawyers to provide limited-scope legal assistance on the latest episode of LSC’s “Talk Justice” podcast, released today. LSC President Ron Flagg...

Dec 27, 2022

A New Tech Fellowship for Judicial Innovation

Jason Tashea, founding director of Georgetown Law’s new Judicial Innovation Fellowship (JIF), joins Talk Justice to discuss how placing technologists and designers in courts can improve access to justice.

Dec 13, 2022

Legal Access Points in Louisiana Increasing A2J Goals

How collaboration and modern data methods can support important strategic access to justice goals.

Nov 29, 2022

Holding Court Outside the Courtroom

Host: Molly McDonough, Legal Talk Network Podcast Producer and Founder of Molly McDonough Media, LLC. Guests: Dori Rapaport, Executive Director at Legal Aid Services of Northeastern Minnesota David Estep, Supervising Attorney at...

Nov 15, 2022

Closing the Justice Gap with Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack

Michigan Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack joins LSC President Ron Flagg to discuss access to the courts in the wake of the pandemic, lessons learned from the bench and her next chapter...

Oct 25, 2022

Technological Innovations in Pro Bono Services

Tech tools can minimize tedious, routine legal work, allowing attorneys more time to dedicate to higher-level strategic tasks and their clients. Tech also enables unrepresented people to better navigate complex legal systems....

Oct 11, 2022

Harvard Law School’s Martha Minow on Why Civil Justice Matters

There's no denying the disparities of equal access to justice in our legal system, especially when it comes to our civil justice system.

Sep 27, 2022

How “Lawyerless” Courts Fail Everyone

There is a massive disconnect between what courts were designed to do—solve legal disputes through lawyer-driven, adversarial litigation—and what these courts are asked to do today—help people without lawyers navigate complex social,...

Sep 13, 2022

How Law Schools Can Close the Justice Gap

Law school leaders discuss how their academic institutions work towards expanding access to justice on the latest episode of LS’s “Talk Justice” podcast. Thomas Miles, Dean and Clifton R. Musser Professor of...

Aug 23, 2022

The Value of Medical-Legal Partnerships

Leaders from Georgetown University’s Health Justice Alliance discuss how the medical-legal partnership (MLP) benefits both law and medical students on the latest episode of Talk Justice. Dr. Ana Caskin, deputy medical director...

Aug 9, 2022

Legal Services for Climate Emergencies

Legal experts discuss the access-to-justice implications of the increasing number of climate emergencies in the U.S. and the role attorneys play.    Ariadna Godreau Aubert, founder and executive director of Ayuda Legal...

Jul 26, 2022

In Conversation with Trailblazing Minnesota Justice Anne McKeig

Associate Justice Anne McKeig of the Minnesota Supreme Court joins the podcast to discuss her legal career and how courts can expand access to justice. 

Jul 12, 2022

Modern Approaches to Expungement

Legal experts share their perspectives on the expungement process.  In this episode, we’re talking about criminal records – or at least, how to get rid of them. In the U.S. approximately 1/3...

Jun 28, 2022

A Conversation with NLADA President April Frazier Camara

Newly appointed National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) President and CEO April Frazier Camara shares her goals for the NLADA and the personal history that led her to advocate for access...

Jun 14, 2022

The Argument from the Right for Civil Legal Aid

Is there a conservative case for supporting civil legal aid? Prominent conservative and libertarian thought leaders share their perspectives on access-to-justice issues and recent regulatory changes.

May 30, 2022

Data Privacy Concerns for Legal Services Providers

What are the trade-offs attorneys need to consider for their clients as the justice system digitizes? Panel discusses unintended consequences of mass data collection.

May 10, 2022

The Justice Gap: The Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans

Coach Harbaugh and LSC Leaders Share What New Data Means for Nation's Justice Gap

Apr 26, 2022

LSC’s Indispensable Partner: The ABA and ABA Day 2022

A conversation with the presidents of the American Bar Association and the Legal Services Corporation

Apr 12, 2022

Surging Debt Collection Suits: Impact on Debtors and Court System

Debt collectors are leveraging the court system more than ever—and this may have significant consequences for Americans.

Mar 22, 2022

Pro Bono and the Pandemic

Positive developments in pro bono practice that should remain in place in a post-pandemic world

Mar 8, 2022

The Crisis in Access to Justice in Rural America

Experts discuss new technology and other client-centered developments that are helping to close the justice gap in rural communities.

Feb 22, 2022

American Rescue Plan, Evictions, Broadband and the Digital Divide

Senior Advisor to the president and American Rescue Plan Coordinator Gene Sperling discusses implementing the historic $1.9 trillion rescue plan and what it means for access to justice.

Feb 8, 2022

New Tech Trade Association Supports Innovation in Access to Justice  

Empowering the consumer legal experience through technology

Jan 25, 2022

Emerging Trends in Legal Tech from the Innovations in Technology Conference

Tune in to hear the latest...

Jan 11, 2022

Expanding Access to Justice in Rural Communities

A2J is going country.

Dec 28, 2021

Access to Justice Year in Review

Jason Tashea returns to wrap up 2021.

Dec 14, 2021

How the pandemic and natural disasters impact domestic violence

What do survivors of domestic violence do when disasters cut them off from the world?

Nov 23, 2021

The Digital Divide and Legal Aid Access

The impact of the digital divide on access to justice. Why some will suffer a lot more.

Nov 9, 2021

Remedying Bad Paper’s Impact on Specific Veteran Populations

Hear from those who are defending Veterans and making sure they have access to their benefits.

Oct 26, 2021

New Data on Civil Legal Needs

Legal experts discuss the role of data in understanding and implementing civil legal aid.

Oct 12, 2021

Shifting the Narrative on Access to Justice Advocacy

Massachusetts Representative Joe Kennedy III and Upsolve CEO Rohan Pavuluri sit down with LSC President Ron Flagg to discuss Access to Justice

Sep 28, 2021

How State Attorneys General Can Work with Legal Aid Providers to Serve Low-Income Americans

Five attorneys general join host Ron Flagg for a powerful conversation about civil justice initiatives.

Sep 14, 2021

How the Pandemic Is Impacting the Opioid Crisis and People in Recovery

Expert guests discussing COVID's effect on the Opioid Crisis and people who suffer from it.

Aug 24, 2021

Why Civil Legal Aid and Access to Justice Are Important to American Business

Distinguished business leaders discuss the business community’s perspective on the importance of access to justice during the pandemic.

Aug 10, 2021

What to Expect from the Relaunch of the DOJ’s Office for Access to Justice

President Biden’s executive order re-establishing the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable.

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Molly McDonough

Molly McDonough is the senior creative services manager at a large law firm. She previously worked as...

Jason Tashea

Jason is a consultant on access to justice and technology issues at the World Bank; the editor...

Ronald S. Flagg

Ronald S. Flagg was appointed President of the Legal Services Corporation effective February 20, 2020, and previously...

Cat Moon

As director of innovation design for the Program on Law and Innovation, Caitlin “Cat” Moon designs the...


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