22 Pages Posted: 28 May 2012
Date Written: May 27, 2012
This article focuses on the crisis in Missouri's public defender system due to excessive caseloads and how the rationing of lawyers limits access to justice for the accused.
Keywords: Sixth Amendment, state public defenders, access to justice, ineffective assistance of counsel, ethical obligations
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Joy, Peter A., Rationing Justice by Rationing Lawyers (May 27, 2012). Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 37, No. 205, 2011; Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-05-08. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2067420