Lawyers, Power, and Strategic Expertise

  title={Lawyers, Power, and Strategic Expertise},
  author={Colleen F. Shanahan and Anna E. Carpenter and Alyx Mark},
This empirical study analyzes the experience of the parties described above, specifically the power, representation, and strategic expertise they bring to a dispute. Our analysis of these factors clarifies how representation may be a solution to the access to justice crisis. We find that a representative helps most parties most of the time. We also find that the other party’s representation and the representative’s strategic expertise are significant factors for understanding representation for… Expand
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