Jonathan Oberman, a professor who trains public defenders at Cardozo Law School, also scoffs at Vance’s reasoning. “There are conflicting stories from a witness?” he says. “Okay — then just apply the same standard to poor and low-income people and let them derive the same benefit.”
March 29, 2018 - Many Americans filing a lawsuit have the option to sell a piece of the proceeds of those lawsuits to "consumer litigation funders." Professor Anthony Sebok, along with Ronen Avraham of Tel Aviv University, conducted the first-ever large scale study of consumer litigation funding in the U.S. In an op-ed in The Hill, they propose reforms to the controversial industry.