Lawyers agree on few things, but one of the issues that there appears to be consensus on is that the legal system is in crisis. The family law system is particularly strained, and complaints about family law go back decades.
I touched on this briefly in my recent column in National Magazine,
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From 1997 to 1999, the Special Joint Committee on Child Custody and Access studied the impact of family law on children. The main complaint was that the process affected parents’ relationships with their children.
Litigants (sic) pointed to a presumed gender bias in the courts, unethical practices