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Data Science for Social Good: Legal Assistance for Tennesseans

Posted by on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 in DSI-Supported Research, DSSG, Ongoing Research.

Tennessee Alliance for Legal ServicesThe need for legal assistance across Tennessee outpaces the capacity of available lawyers. Legal representation is more available in urban than in rural counties, and the magnitude and type of unmet needs in rural counties is unknown. This summer, three Data Science for Social Good Fellows are building predictive models to estimate the number and types of legal assistance needs in Tennessee by county, provide invaluable guidance to state and national legal assistance agencies. Our partner is the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services,

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