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Notable Recent Publications - February 2021

Notable Recent Publications features the latest empirical research and data related to indigent defense. Should you have suggestions, ideas for work that should be included, or trouble accessing any of the articles featured, please write to . Articles Azul A. Aguiar-Aguilar Gaining Access to Justice: A Subnational Study of Public Defender Offices in Mexico . Mexican Law Review, New Series . XIII-2. pp. 35-62.  "With the transition to democracy, Latin American countries have embarked on implementing judicial reforms to redesign justice-sector institutions and build up the rule of law in the region.... I examine the extent to which the changes of transitioning from an inquisitorial to an adversarial system and from a non-merit-based career system to a merit-based career system have affected the way legal counsel is provided at subnational public defender offices.... I collected 50 interviews with public defense attorneys from three Mexican states: Baj