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Access to Justice in Family Matters in Post-War Britain

Mavis Maclean

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In 1948, T. H. Marshall argued that the acceptance of state funding for legal services was a necessary condition for the full and equal exercise of civil rights which legitimises Britain’s democratic ... More


Marketisation and competition in criminal legal aid: implications for access to justice

Tom Smith and Ed Johnston

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The right to legal representation is a fundamental right, and arrangements for funding this are crucial to ensuring access to justice for those accused of criminal offences. Criminal legal aid has ... More


Free Justice

Sara Mayeux

in Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469661650
eISBN:
9781469656045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661650.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes Progressive Era debates within the legal profession over proposals to establish a “public defender” in the criminal courts—a public official who would represent criminal ... More


Jewish Barristers 1945‒1990

John Cooper

in Pride Versus Prejudice: Jewish Doctors and Lawyers in England, 1890-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774877
eISBN:
9781800340053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774877.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jewish barristers from 1945 to 1990. Partly because the provisions of the Legal Aid and Advice Act 1949 were starting to take effect, and partly because of the post-war upsurge ... More


Ancillary Financial Matters

John Sprack and Michael Engelhardt–Sprack

in A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843566
eISBN:
9780191932403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843566.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This Chapter deals with two ancillary financial matters which are of relevance to criminal proceedings: public funding and costs. Public funding is now governed principally by the relevant ... More


The Multiplier Effect

Mary E. Adkins

in Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith’s ideals lived beyond his years. This chapter describes people, such as Martha Barnett and Alex Sink, and organizations inspired by or dedicated to Smith and his ideals. Legal Aid ... More


Finland

Markku Hellin and Claire van Overdijk

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Finland formed part of Sweden until 1809. In that year Sweden surrendered its eastern part to Tsarist Russia as a consequence of an unsuccessful war in 1808. In relation to Russia, Finland became ... More


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