Legal advisory council will help inform public on important cases and judges who decide them

As part of an effort to expand its outreach and public presence, the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry is looking to create a legal advisory council to evaluate judges, their decisions, and how those affect the business community.

The group’s civil justice director Lauren Chauvin said the initiative is an opportunity to get people more informed about how court cases, and who decides outcomes, can affect them.

“In general, we’re just getting more involved in the judiciary, just like we’re getting more involved in state-wide races,” said Chauvin, who added political involvement is more necessary now than it used to be. “You have to be on social media, you have to be paying attention at the federal level, and you have to be paying attention to all three branches of government.”

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