Podcast: Legal Deserts with Professor Pruitt

Lisa Pruitt

In the latest episode of Justice Defined, UC Davis Law Professor Lisa Pruitt discusses her ongoing research into rural lawyer shortages. She identifies the great need for services in the legal deserts of rural communities. Through comprehensive analysis, Professor Pruitt explores how channeling urban resources to rural areas, expanding pipeline programs, bolstering legal education about rural issues and providing financial incentives for attorneys to practice in these areas can help.