Pro Se Litigation

  title={Pro Se Litigation},
  author={Stephan Landsman},
  journal={Annual Review of Law and Social Science},
  • Stephan Landsman
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Law and Social Science
  • This review examines the rising challenge of self-represented litigants in America's courts. It begins with a history of the right to represent oneself and the right to counsel and then considers the dearth of empirical information about those who proceed on their own—in other words, pro se. The article examines the shortcomings of the available data about how pro se litigants are treated as compared with those represented by counsel. It then considers the importance of how the unrepresented… CONTINUE READING
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