Our Work

May 4, 2023

Baseline Court Statistics Dataset

We are pleased to release LSC’s Baseline Court Statistics (BCS) dataset, a dataset of aggregate civil case filing counts from 39 states and territories. This is the first county-level dataset containing filing counts across multiple civil legal case types.

September 20, 2021

Eviction Court Data Analysis

Dan Bernstein, Madeline Youngren

Civil court records hold great potential for access to justice, but they are difficult to access and often have data quality and documentation issues. Partnerships with courts can overcome many of these barriers.

July 14, 2021

Eviction Laws Database

Sarah Abdelhadi, Ranya Ahmed, Madeline Youngren, Dan Bernstein, Center for Public Health Law Center

The Eviction Laws Database is a comprehensive online tool that allows users to explore the entire legal process of eviction – from pre-filing to post-judgment – in communities across the country.

June 30, 2021

On the Brink of Eviction

Ranya Ahmed, Madeline Youngren, Dan Bernstein, Sarah Abdelhadi, Soren Gran, Mary Slosar

National and state eviction moratoria during the COVID-19 pandemic impacted renters in different ways. LSC’s eviction data gives some indications of how these policies impacted eviction in different jurisdictions.