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Rebooting the Cab Rank Rule as a Limited Universal Service Obligation

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This article critically examines the value and scope of the cab rank rule in England and Australia. Despite the laudable non-discrimination principle underpinning it, the cab rank rule is subject to so many exceptions it is debatable whether the rule has any effect, positive or negative, on access to justice. On the other hand, when the rule is followed, it has the potential to unnecessarily distort the legal services market.

Despite legitimate questions about its continued rele...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/1460728x.2017.1292623

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Legal Ethics Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Pages:
201-223
Publication date:
2017-03-24
Acceptance date:
2016-12-14
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EISSN:
1757-8450
ISSN:
1460-728X
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666792
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pubs:666792
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uuid:15c698f7-b25f-44ab-84de-d21dcef300ee
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pubs:666792
Deposit date:
2016-12-21

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