Access to Justice in South Africa: Are there Enough Lawyers?

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David Mcquoid-Mason;
  • Publisher: Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law
  • Journal: Oñati Socio-Legal Series (issn: 2079-5971)
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  • Subject: numbers of lawyers | access to justice | structure of legal profession | delivery of legal aid | paralegals, número de abogados | acceso a la justicia | estructura de la abogacía | oferta de ayuda legal | paralegales | Social legislation | K7585-7595

This paper addresses head on the contention by a prominent legal practitioner in South Africa that there are too many lawyers in the country. It does not canvass the complex issues involved in determining the meaning of access to justice or the relationship between law ... View more
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