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Providing Cheaper Paths to Court

Steven P. Croley

in Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on reforms that seek to make litigation more accessible by lowering its "price." After explaining the promises and limits of familiar alternatives to traditional litigation, such ... More


Challenging claims: Immigrants in small claims court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 2 introduces the fieldwork setting of small claims court in New York City. It also focuses on the demand for court interpreting relative to the city’s linguistic diversity and ... More


Local justice: A day in an alternative court

LAWRENCE ROSEN

in The Justice of Islam: Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law and Society

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298854
eISBN:
9780191707452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298854.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes the operation of a small court set up by the state alongside the regular courts to hear less major cases. The example of this one court is placed in context and shown to be ... More


“I’ve heard your story:” How arbitrators decide

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 3 describes the structure of arbitration hearings. These hearings represent a relatively informal type of court proceeding, in which small claims cases in New York are typically decided. This ... More


Promoting Litigant Consent to Arbitration in Multilingual Small Claims Court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how litigants in New York small claims court are influenced to consent to arbitration rather than judge-led trials. Drawing on a corpus of sixty recorded arbitration hearings ... More


Indexicalities of language choice in small claims court

Philipp Sebastian Angermeyer

in Speak English or What?: Codeswitching and Interpreter Use in New York City Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199337569
eISBN:
9780190235741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337569.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces the major topics of the book, its methodology, and its theoretical background, focusing on the language choice of immigrant litigants in small claims court. These litigants ... More


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