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Approaching Ethical Issues Involving Unrepresented Litigants

By Russell Engler

Traditional “ethics” training often has limited relevance for the real-world ethics challenges to legal aid lawyers, among the challenges being cases where the adverse party is unrepresented and the array of issues when an attorney provides less than full representation. Court personnel also must consider how to interact with unrepresented litigants. A new framework geared to legal aid practice can help advocates resolve ethical issues better. Copies of this article are

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