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Using Appellate Advocacy to Expand a Civil Right to Counsel in Child Custody Cases

Sue Finegan is a member of Mintz’s Boston office and serves as the firm’s Chair of the Pro Bono Committee, overseeing all pro bono matters for the firm. In this column, Sue discusses the access to justice movement by appellate lawyers using the due process clause of both the state and federal constitutions to advocate for a constitutionally based right to counsel. 

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