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 19, 2018 - A study by Professor Anthony Sebok and Ronen Avraham of Tel Aviv University and the University of Texas School of Law is "the broadest study yet of consumer litigation finance - or money forwarded to lawsuit plaintiffs in anticipation of a victory in court or a legal settlement."
An Empirical Investigation of Third Party Consumer Litigation Funding "looked at 200,000 cases from what the researchers described as 'the largest consumer litigation financing firm in the U.S.'"