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Are All Lawyers Agents of Social Change?

Wide-eyed, hopeful, a little bit scared, and with big dreams to change the world. That’s how many of us enter law school. In short order, real life swoops in and your dreams begin to be eroded until they’re a little bit more in line with “reality.” If you’re in law school, and feeling this way, stop yourself right now! 346 more words


Saving Justice

Well, what is there to say! It’s published :)

Other versions eg on the Amazon bookstore etc – will be out in a few days. I’ll update this post over the weekend with more info. 292 more words

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300 legal aid provider offices close since 2012: Legal Aid Watch exclusive

More than 300 legal aid provider offices have shut in the last two years, according to data acquired under a Freedom of Information request by Legal Aid Watch. 253 more words

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Legal aid: Student views

As fees for legal aid work continue to be reduced, will the next generation of lawyers be put off working in the sector? Legal Aid Watch spoke to law students from across England and Wales to find out how those looking to enter the profession are responding to the cuts.

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A Day In the Life of a Duty Lawyer, Mr. Ashwani Kumar Bali

This blog post originally appeared on the International Bridges to Justice Blog, http://blog.ibj.org/2014/04/10/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-duty-lawyer-mr-ashwini-kumar-bali-22/

April 16 | New Delhi

When I arrived at Karkardooma Courthouse, Mr. Bali was speaking with a man intently, smiling and holding up a finger to me, indicating that I was to wait just a second while he continued to address the man.  1,091 more words


I spent the day in foreclosure conferences, trying to work out something so that my clients could save their homes or, at the very least, wind up with a little something out of the process. 154 more words

A day in the life of a Duty Lawyer, Shiv Kumar Dwivedi

previously published April 9, 2014 on the International Bridges to Justice Blog: http://blog.ibj.org/2014/04/09/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-duty-lawyer/ 

April 15, 2014 | New Delhi

I rode next to IBJ India Duty Lawyer Shiv Kumar Dwivedi on the Delhi Bar Association bus that travels between the city’s courthouses.  905 more words