How the legal profession is failing low and middle-income people

The numbers are daunting: 80 percent of low-income Americans can’t afford the legal help they need. The middle class isn’t doing much better, either: 40-to-60 percent of them have legal needs they can’t afford. What can be done to provide legal assistance to these parts of the population who arguably need it most? Law school professors Jennifer Bard and Larry Cunningham take a look attorney feesat what needs to be changed in this story at the Washington Post.