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New Publications by ABF Researchers Shed Light on Legal Profession 

ABF Faculty Fellow Rebecca Sandefur has released Roles Beyond Lawyers: Evaluation of the New York City Court Navigators and its Three Pilot Projects, a new research report that examines the value of legal navigator programs in helping to provide guidance and equal access to justice in civil courts.

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Terence C. Halliday and Sida Liu have released their new book, “Criminal Defense in China: The Politics of Lawyers  at Work,” the first comprehensive social science study of the everyday work and political mobilization of criminal defense lawyers in China. Read More >> 


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Non-lawyer Alternative Has Outstanding Success in Civil Courts, According to a New ABF Study Dec 15, 2016

Professor Rebecca Sandefur speaking at an ABF Access to Civil Justice Conference in 2012. Trained ‘navigators’ help unrepresented litigants avoid eviction in New York City’s… more

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Standing in Another’s Shoes: How Agents Make Life-and-Death Decisions for Their Principals

Susan P. Shapiro

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