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Civil justice

It's Deja Vu All Over Again: Plaintiff's Lawyers and the Evolution of Tort Law and Practice in Texas
Authors: Stephen Daniels, Joanne Martin, Updated Oct 31, 2012
This project is examining the effects of tort reform on plaintiffs’ lawyers’ practices in Texas. Recognizing that these lawyers are the gatekeepers of the civil justice system and that…

Public Opinion and the Civil Justice System

Author: Stephen Daniels, Updated Oct 13, 2015
What do people think of the civil justice system? This project seeks to answer that question against the backdrop of the politics of tort reform and the changes in the law that have resulted from the…

Legal profession

Legal Education: Challenges, Changes, and Rhetoric – an Empirical Exploration

Authors: Stephen Daniels, Parts of the project are being done in collaboration with Professor David Thomson, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, Denver, CO, Updated Jan 9, 2017
This project’s objective is straightforward - to follow up on and expand the work of the 2014-15 American Bar Association Task Force on the Financing of Legal Education (Daniels served as the…

Licensed Legal Professionals and the Justice Gap 

Authors: Stephen Daniels, The project is being done in collaboration with Dean and Professor James Bowers, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, Updated Jan 9, 2017
Using nurse practitioners as a reference point this project his two main goals: exploring the role such professionals can play in providing access to justice, and examining the current and past…