Poor Justice: How the Poor Fare in the Courts

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Poor Justice: How the Poor Fare in the Courts provides a vivid portrait and appraisal of how the lives of poor people are disrupted or helped by the judicial system, from the lowest to the highest courts. Drawing from court room observations, court decisions, and other material, this book spans the street level justice of administrative hearings and lower courts (where people plead for welfare benefits or for a child not to be taken away), the mid-level justice of state courts (where advocates argue for the right to ...

Poor Justice: How the Poor Fare in the Courts 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199355440

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