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The transformation of legal aid : comparative and historical studies

Author: Francis Regan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An explanation of the rise and fall of legal aid in the 20th century, this book examines the origins of modern legal aid, analyzes its recent rapid decline and considers its likely future. It also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Regan
ISBN: 0198265891 9780198265894
OCLC Number: 41131785
Description: x, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Justice and Reform: A Quarter Century Later / Earl Johnson, Jr. --
2. The Decline of the Legal Services Corporation: 'It's ideological, stupid!' / John Kilwein --
3. Can Community Clinics Survive? A Comparative Study of Law Centres in Australia, Ontario and England / Frederick H. Zemans and Aneurin Thomas --
4. Making the Welfare State Work: Changing Conceptions of Legal Remedies Within the British Welfare State / Tamara Goriely --
5. The Lawyers' Lobby and the Welfare State: The Political Economy of Legal Aid / Erhard Blankenburg --
6. Comparing Legal Aid Spending: The Promise and Perils of a Jurisdiction-Centred Approach to (International) Legal Aid Research / Cyrus Tata --
7. Legal Aid Reform in France and the Republic of Ireland in the 1990s / Mel Cousins --
8. Why Do Legal Aid Services Vary Between Societies? Re-examining the Impact of Welfare States and Legal Families / Francis Regan --
9. Studies of Legal Needs and Legal Aid in a Market Context / Jon Johnsen --
10. Quality Legal Services: The Dog That Did Not Bark / Alan Paterson and Avrom Sherr --
11. Responding to New Demands: Legal Aid and Multi-Party Actions / Don Fleming.
Responsibility: edited by Francis Regan [and others].
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Helpful approaches to explaining the differences in provisions cross-nationally of legal aid. * The Law and Politics Book Review * In a valuable chapter, Francis Regan ... considers why legal aid Read more...

 
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