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Access to Justice

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ISBN-10: 0195306481

ISBN-13: 9780195306484

Edition: 2004

Authors: Deborah L. Rhode

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"Equal Justice Under Law" is one of America's most proudly proclaimed and widely violated legal principles. But it comes nowhere close to describing the legal system in practice. Millions of Americans lack any access to justice, let alone equal access. Worse, the increasing centrality of law in American life and its growing complexity has made access to legal assistance critical for all citizens. Yet according to most estimates about four-fifths of the legal needs of the poor, and two- to three-fifths of the needs of middle-income individuals remain unmet. This book reveals the inequities of legal assistance in America, from the lack of access to educational services and health benefits to…    
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List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Equal Justice Under Law: The Gap between Principle and Practice
Litigation and Its Discontents: Too Much Law for Those Who Can Afford It, Too Little for Everyone Else
Historical Perspectives: Legal Rights and Social Wrongs
Access to What? Law without Lawyers and New Models of Legal Assistance
Locked In and Locked Out: The Legal Needs of Low-Income Communities
Presumed Guilty: Class Injustice in Criminal Justice
Pro Bono in Principle and in Practice
A Roadmap for Reform