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Notable Recent Publications - December, 2022

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  Amy Clarke and Lucy Welsh ‘F**k this game ... I’m off’: financial and emotional factors in declining legal representation in miscarriage of justice cases . Journal of Law and Society. [W]e use data from interviews with 45 criminal defence lawyers to examine the reasons behind a decline in publicly funded representation in applications to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC)... Our analysis finds that financial factors [are] compounded by....a sense of insecurity, low levels of satisfaction, and a perceived lack of recognition and appreciation, symbolized by low levels of remuneration and exacerbated by poor relationships with external parties. Emotional factors thus combine with financial factors to reduce t