Turner v. Rogers Project, Symposium on ConcurringOpinions.com

[originally posted to ncforaj.org on 8 June 2011] No one knows what the Supreme Court will do in Turner v. Rogers, but its decision is likely to shape our understanding of access to justice going forward. The issue before the Court is whether an indigent person has a constitutional right to counsel in a civil … Continue reading

DOJ to Courts: Evaluate Your Foreclosure Mediation Programs

 A new Department of Justice report urges courts to examine the effects of foreclosure mediation programs.  As the report documents, courts have implemented mediation programs to try to deal with the flood of foreclosure filings over the past few years.  The formats vary widely:  some are voluntary, while others are mandatory; some operate before a … Continue reading

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