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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 7, 2014

In a piece for the ABA Journal, University of Maryland Carey School of Law professor Sheldon Krantz discusses the access-to-justice crisis in this county and how the legal profession is failing in its response. Krantz states that the legal system fares particularly badly when taking into account the accessibility in our legal system to disadvantaged groups and the availability or the cost of legal assistance. “It’s time for the profession to candidly admit failure and develop comprehensive strategies to tackle the problem successfully,” he says.