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The Last Best Aid? Rethinking Paralegal Assistance

Swenson, G. (2018). The Last Best Aid? Rethinking Paralegal Assistance Political Violence @ a Glance. *

Abstract

In an era of ever increasing skepticism towards foreign aid, international paralegal assistance to developing countries is a rare exception. Paralegals have been lauded by the United Nations , the World Bank , and many others as a proven way to promote access to justice, human rights, and the rule of law. Paralegals are also seen as a bargain — funding paralegals costs far less than lawyers.

Publication Type: Internet Publication
Additional Information: This the accepted version of a blog post originally published in Political VIolence at a Glance, available at https://politicalviolenceataglance.org/2018/07/09/the-last-best-aid-rethinking-paralegal-assistance/
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JZ International relations
K Law
Departments: School of Arts & Social Sciences > International Politics
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/20520
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