The OPIA Blog

How Law Firms Could Help New Orleans

Slate reports that even two years after Katrina, there is still a shortage of public defenders in New Orleans. What can law firms do help the Bayou’s criminal-defense bar recover? Slate article here.

The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog also picks up the story, comparing it to a recent WSJ op-ed criticizing U.S. law firms for not doing more to help the Iraqi bar.