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Who Deserves Legal Help and Who Doesn’t? The Answer Is Not In Words, But Actions
Section 81.102(a) of the Texas Government Code states that “a person may not practice law in this state unless the
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You Asked For Research? You Got It! Now What Are You Going to Do With It?
The last post described recent (and still evolving) research by NYU PhD candidate Hannah Simpson. Her empirical research focuses on
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Access to Justice vs. Revenue: A Zero-Sum Game?
The last post talked about the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index. It focused, among other elements, upon the
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WJP Rule of Law Index: Rankings for Four Sub-Factors
Recently someone contacted me with questions about the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index. The questions were good ones,
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Encouragement, Love and Professional Success
Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Kami Haeri, one of the authors of the Haeri Report (the other
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Alternative Structures: Why is France Succeeding While the US Continues to Fail?
Of course it’s impossible to do full justice to this question in a simple blog post. But I’ll try. If
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France and Alternative Structures: Putting the Pieces Together
Let’s put together the pieces from the previous posts. Today in France: Legaltech companies have worked together with representatives of
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France’s Haeri Report and Alternative Structures (2 of 2): Je t’aime, moi non plus
This is the sixth in a series of eight posts relating to France, and the third and last post specifically
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Legal Aid: What Am I Missing?
I am clearly missing something. I just don’t get what it is. Yesterday (February 20) Linda Klein, the President of
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France’s Haeri Report and Alternative Structures (1 of 2): Je t’aime un peu
On February 2, 2017 French lawyer Kami Haeri submitted to the French Minister of Justice his report entitled The Future
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France’s Haeri Report on the Future of the Legal Profession: Intro
Earlier this month French lawyer Kami Haeri submitted to the French Minister of Justice Jean-Jacques Urvoas his report “The Future
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A Little More Liberté
The 308 articles of the Macron Law did more than open the door to SPEs (the subject of this post).
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A Big Happy (French) Family
You may or may not have heard of the Law for Growth, Activity and Equality of Economic Opportunity (Loi pour
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What’s Wrong With This Picture?
Last weekend, almost as soon as US immigration officials began enforcing Trump’s executive order limiting travel and immigration by citizens
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There’s Something About France
  If you haven’t been paying attention, then you might not know that France is marching steadily towards the adoption
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It’s the Least We Could Do
Just before Christmas Forbes published an article “The American Bar Association’s Greatest Hits (Lost Tracks).” The article’s author begins by
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Legal Aid and Lazy Journalism
On January 5 the New York Times posted an editorial criticizing New York governor Andrew Cuomo for vetoing a bill that
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