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Evers names young reformer to Milwaukee County Circuit Court
June 8, 2020
A young lawyer with experience helping poor Wisconsin residents navigate the legal system has been named a judge in Milwaukee County.
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COVID-19 Crisis Brings Opportunity To Improve Legal Aid
June 7, 2020
The legal community needs to harness the opportunity COVID-19 presents for enhancing and expanding legal aid.
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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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In Support of Preventing Evictions
May 19, 2020
A letter supporting an emergency rule to prevent evictions during the public health emergency.
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Wisconsin Parents with Shared Custody Confused Due to Social Distancing Requirements
April 14, 2020
Wisconsin Public Radio interviews LIFT Dane director Marsha Mansfield on the question of shared child custody during this pandemic.
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Mortgage, Rent, Apartment Showings: What to Do About Housing During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 10, 2020
UW Law Professor Mitch, a member of LIFT Dane, is interviewed for a story early in the coronavirus pandemic.
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Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, More Support Is Needed in Our Communities
April 8, 2020
State and local governments can help stimulate the economy and get more money following, all without cutting checks on already-strained budgets by waiving and eliminating old unpaid fines and fees that have been imposed on Dane County residents for minor traffic and municipal citations.
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LIFT Dane is Open for Business - Remotely
March 16, 2020
LIFT Dane is open during this public health emergency and we're working to provide aid and technology to legal issues for residents of Dane County.
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