Why Won't The Bar Do Something About The Gaping "Justice Gap" in Civil Court?
CA lawmakers recently voted 59-0 to pull the plug on proposed reforms that would have increased access to justice for the poor and the middle-class in that state.
Most workers today cannot afford to file employment discrimination lawsuits, which usually means the employer faces no consequences.
Only the well-to-do can pay a lawyer a retainer of many thousands of dollars, plus fees in excess of $300 per hour.
The situation is most dire in age discrimination cases, where the U.S.…
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