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Representing Yourself in Court

There's a popular saying in legal circles: "He who represents himself has a fool for a client."
But is it true?

That's one of the questions a professor at the University of Windsor is trying to find out.
Julie Macfarlane is interviewing people who have chosen to go to court without a lawyer. It's a practice that's becoming more and more common.

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