At the Liman Colloquium on the Future of Legal Services, practitioners, scholars, and judges frequently urged poverty lawyers to be responsive to the needs of the client-communities they serve. The need to listen to how poor communities characterize their legal needs cannot be overemphasized, especially in this era of shrinking resources for legal services. After all, legal services lawyers decide which cases to accept, and how much time to spend on them.
Andrea C. Luby,
Shadow Markets for Legal Services: Beyond the Community-Based Approach,
Yale L. & Pol'y Rev.
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