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    Date submitted
  • 25-Sep-2018

Online Plea Deals

Abstract

Through the use of technology involving applications for phones. Project consultation will be conducted alongside the Baton Rouge District Attorney, Baton Rouge Office of Public Defenders. The law clinic already in place allows the unique opportunity to combine students that serve as attorneys to individuals that are incarcerated waiting trial. Students gain experience in aiding those that need legal assistance but cannot afford it, while also expediting the process of criminal justice, reducing incarceration, and reducing the burdensome workload of public defenders not only in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but eventually the rest of the nation.

Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Public Defenders, District Attorneys,

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Aims to reduce the amount of time for arrested suspects to obtain legal counsel, thereby decreasing the overpopulation and burden of incarceration.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Online connection between the parties involved, creating ease of access to legal assistance, with greater oversight and management.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Through the use of technology involving applications for phones. Project consultation will be conducted alongside the Baton Rouge District Attorney, Baton Rouge Office of Public Defenders. The law clinic already in place allows the unique opportunity to combine students that serve as attorneys to individuals that are incarcerated waiting trial. Students gain experience in aiding those that need legal assistance but cannot afford it, while also expediting the process of criminal justice, reducing incarceration, and reducing the burdensome workload of public defenders not only in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but eventually the rest of the nation.