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Can a Little Representation Be a Dangerous Thing

@article{Shanahan2016CanAL,
  title={Can a Little Representation Be a Dangerous Thing},
  author={Colleen F. Shanahan and Anna E. Carpenter and Alyx Mark},
  journal={Hastings Law Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={67},
  pages={1367}
}
Access to justice interventions that provide a little representation, including nonlawyer representation and various forms of limited legal services, may be valuable solutions for low- and middle-income Americans. However, a thoughtful approach to improving access to justice efforts should recognize that a little representation may have risks. In particular, one potential risk of a little representation is that while it provides assistance with a discrete legal need in a specific moment, the… Expand
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