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Democratizing legal services : obstacles and opportunities / Laura Snyder.

Snyder, Laura [Browse]
Lanham [Md.] : Lexington Books, [2017]
307 pages ; 25 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Alternative structures will undermine professionalism and ethics -- There is no way to regulate alternative structures -- The adoption of alternative structures will jeopardize self-regulation of the profession -- There is no demonstrated need, demand, or problem -- New delivery models can be developed without changing Rule 5.4 -- The payment of salary is adequate compensation for non-lawyers -- No one in their right mind would want to invest in a law firm -- Alternative structures will lead to a consolidated market controlled by large law firms -- Alternative structures cannot help those who canot pay for legal services -- Alternative structures will make things harder for un- and underemployed lawyers -- The burden of proof has not been met -- The opportunities offered by alternative structures -- Opportunities for funding for legal aid -- Opportunities for downstream markets and the economy as a whole -- Opportunities for lawyers -- Opportunities for in-house legal departments in the public and private sectors -- Opportunities for an improved regulatory approach -- Opportunities for failure -- Access to justice -- Unacknowledged complexity -- Access to justice comes in all shapes and sizes, sometimes obvious and sometimes not -- Unmet need as human rights crisis -- The (non)-regulation of legal services and the world stage -- Introduction to part iv -- Abdication of regulatory power -- International obligations and commitments -- Endless objections and calls for evidence and the lawyer monopoly on legal services (or, having your cake and eating it, too) -- Good governance requires actual governance -- Stories (letting the old lady scream) -- Stories.
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