Slicing Through the Great Legal Gordian Knot: Ways to Assist Pro Se Litigants in Their Quest for Justice

11 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2011 Last revised: 25 Jul 2015

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Shon Hopwood

Georgetown University Law Center

Date Written: December 2, 2011

Abstract

The problems facing pro se litigants filing in federal court are many and daunting. This Article explains the plight of pro se litigants and suggests ways that Congress, the Courts, and the Bar can provide solve the problems created by pro se litigation.

Keywords: pro se litigation, prisoner litigation, law, supreme court, ghostwriting, AEDPA, PLRA

Suggested Citation

Hopwood, Shon R., Slicing Through the Great Legal Gordian Knot: Ways to Assist Pro Se Litigants in Their Quest for Justice (December 2, 2011). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1967427

Shon R. Hopwood (Contact Author)

Georgetown University Law Center ( email )

600 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
2026629559 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/shon-hopwood/

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