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LIFT Dane Blog

Updates, Opinions, and Interviews

Marsha Mansfield: Change Arrest and Conviction Laws to Make Hiring Fairer
November 23, 2020
The economic case for changing our policies surrounding the creation, retention, and use of arrest and conviction records.
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November 2020: A Moment In Time
November 23, 2020
LIFT Dane's Journey Towards Becoming LIFT Wisconsin
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How COVID-19 is Accelerating Civil Legal System Reform
August 23, 2020
Guest Blog - by Sandra Ambrozy, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
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LIFT Dane News - July 2020
July 21, 2020
The world is moving fast these days and I have lots to report since my March update.
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Leveraging Technology to Increase Access to Justice
July 15, 2020
Courts and the legal community must leverage technology to address the access to justice gap for self-represented litigants who face technical barriers. Read LIFT Dane Director Marsh Mansfield's article in the State Bar of Wisconsin newsletter.
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COVID-19 has widened the justice gap
June 2, 2020
Rebecca Rapp's letter to the editor of The Cap Times was published on June 2, 2020, in response to Marsha Manfield's Op-ed on May 20.
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LIFT Dane - Standing and Taking Action in Solidarity
June 1, 2020
LIFT Dane is committed to working with others in our community to address historical inequities and inequalities across all systems.
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Op-Ed: Wisconsin's civil legal aid providers need more support
May 20, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we uncover more challenges regarding the health and economic hardships facing our communities. It is now clear that the COVID-19 outbreak leaves countless people with new and unanticipated civil legal challenges such as securing unemployment benefits, staying housed, guarding against abuse and much more.
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