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State court officials support limited scope representation

State court officials have formally adopted a policy “to support and encourage the practice of limited scope legal assistance in appropriate cases.” An administrative order signed Dec. 16 by Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence Marks encourages judges to let attorneys appear ...

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MCBA panel shares views on limited scope legal representation

  Access to justice for low-income individuals is a troubling topic, and there is no Gideon on the civil side of the justice system to ensure representation as Gideon v. Wainright, 372 US 335 (1963) does for criminal defendants. The ...

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