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Is Justice Accessible if Speech May Not Be Free and Courts May Be Closed?

Length: 3 hours


Is Justice Accessible if Speech May
Not Be Free and Courts May Be Closed?
3 Access to Justice Credits

SCHEDULE======

9:00–12:00        
There will be a 15-minute break at 10:30
            Is Justice Accessible if Speech May Not Be Free and Courts May Be Closed?
            •    What is a “race card”?  When can it be used?
            •    Picking a lawyer because of gender, race, or political status: the client’s view
            •    Picking who works on a case for a potentially biased client: the lawyer’s and law firm’s view  
            •    Buying justice: do caseload or other concerns give the rich a better standard of care? What, if anything, can be done about it?
            •    “Unbundling” as a tool for access to justice
            •    Reforming courts: proposals to make courts more effective, efficient, and tolerant
            Moderator: Peter R. Jarvis
            – Hon. John V. Acosta
            – Hon. Paul J. De Muniz
            – Robin Morris Collin
            – Steven T. Wax

12:00            adjourn

PROGRAM FACULTY=======

Hon.  John V. Acosta
United States District Court

Hon. Paul J. De Muniz
Oregon Supreme Court

Peter R. Jarvis
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Robin Morris Collin
Willamette University College of Law

Steven T. Wax
Federal Public Defender’s Office


Original Recording Date: November 2, 2012

CLE Credits (60): 3 Access to Justice Credits

Access to Justice: 3 Access to Justice Credits


Produced By:

Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School

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  • Is Justice Accessible
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