Judicare or Staff? A British View

Zander, Michael
September 1978
American Bar Association Journal;Sep78, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p1436
Academic Journal
Provides insights into the practice of judicare in Great Britain and in the United States. Comparison of the effectiveness of the practice of judicare in the two countries in terms of cost, efficiency, impact and accessibility; Provision of publicly funded legal aid with private practitioners; Principal functions of the public sector.


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