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Published: 07 January 2016

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199355440

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Poor Justice

How the Poor Fare in the Courts

Vicki Lens

  • Law and Society Association Council on Social Work Education Society for Social Work Research
  • This book covers both the social and legal aspects of court cases, synthesizing material that is not normally tied together.
  • It uses verbatim transcripts from court proceedings and interviews so the reader may observe how people truly talk/behave in court.
  • It provides lengthy excerpts from Supreme Court cases to which most people are not exposed when reading about the court.
  • It is a user-friendly, readable book that avoids academic jargon so as to be accessible for various audiences.

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