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“Paralegals and the Casualisation and De-Professionalization of Lawyers” (Forthcoming)
2021, Rebecca Sandefur, Lawyers in Society
“Legal Advice from Nonlawyers: Consumer Demand, Provider Quality, and Public Harms”
6/1/2020, Rebecca Sandefur, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties
“Lawyers and Access to Justice”
2/4/2020, Rebecca Sandefur, Lawyers in 21st Century Societies (Hart Publishing, 2020)
“The American Legal Profession in the New Millennium: Out of Many, One?”
2/4/2020, Rebecca Sandefur, Lawyers in 21st-Century Societies
"What Do We Want!?"
4/8/2019, Rebecca Sandefur, Fordham Law Review
Legal Tech for Non-Lawyers: Report of the Survey of US Legal Technologies
1/27/2019, Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation, 2019
"Stripping the False Premises from Civil Justice Problems"
2019, Rebecca Sandefur, Law 360
“Access to What?”
1/1/2019, Rebecca Sandefur, Daedalus, The Journal of the Academy of Arts and Sciences
After the JD III: Third Results from a National Study of Legal Careers (with R. Dinovitzer, B. Garth, G. Plickert, R. Sandefur, J. Sterling & D. Wilkins (American Bar Foundation and NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education, 2014)
2014, Bryant G. Garth, Robert L. Nelson, Ronit Dinovitzer, Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation and NALP Foundation for Law Career Research and Education
The Face of Access to Justice: Diversity, Debt and Aspiration among American Lawyers in Early Career
2014, Rebecca Sandefur, Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession 2014 Review: The State of Diversity and Inclusion in
Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA: Findings from the Community Needs and Services Study
2014, Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation
Improving the Lives of Individuals in Financial Distress Using a Randomized Control Trial: A Research and Clinical Approach
2013, Rebecca Sandefur, 20 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy 449
Paths to Justice – A Past, Present and Future Roadmap
2013, Rebecca Sandefur, Nuffield Foundation
“Expanding the Empirical Study of Access to Justice.” (with Catherine R. Albiston)
2013, Rebecca Sandefur, Wisconsin Law Review
"Beyond the Numbers: What We Know – and Should Know – About American Pro Bono" (with Scott L. Cummings)
2013, Rebecca Sandefur, Harvard Law and Policy Review
“Money Isn’t Everything: Understanding Moderate Income Households’ Use of Lawyers’ Services.”
2012, Rebecca Sandefur, In Middle Income Access to Justice, edited by Anthony Duggan, Lorne Sossin and Michael Trebilcock.
“ ‘Golden Age’, Quiescence, and Revival: How the Sociology of Professions Became the Study of Knowledge-Based Work”
2/1/2011, Rebecca Sandefur, Work and Occupations Journal
Access Across America: 1st Report of the Civil Justice Infrastructure Mapping Project
2011, Rebecca Sandefur, American Bar Foundation
Urban Lawyers: The New Social Structure of the Bar
2005, John P. Heinz, Robert L. Nelson, Rebecca Sandefur, University of Chicago Press
“Money Isn’t Everything: Understanding Moderate Income Households’ Use of Lawyers’ Services”
Forthcoming, Rebecca Sandefur, University of Toronto Press

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