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LSC Litigants without Lawyers : Equal Justice under Threat in State Courts
WASHINGTON-- LSC hosted a congressional briefing on May 21 at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht of the Supreme Court of Texas, and Justices Jess Dickinson of Mississippi, Janice Holder of Tennessee, and Carol Hunstein of Georgia discussed the growing problem of unrepresented litigants at a panel moderated by LSC President James J. Sandman. Four justices addressed the alarming spike in numbers of litigants without lawyers and its impact on the court-system.