JUSTICE INDEX STATISTICS
All litigants should have equal access to the civil justice system regardless of socio-economic status. Proselitigants are not exercising their right to counsel—they are exercising constitutional of self-representation. “This do it yourself approach” has overwhelmed our nation’s judicial systems.
Unrepresented litigants are denied equal protection under law and access to due process of law; and the right to litigate because of income inequality. Moreover, “proselitigant's struggle for access to justice” is a 'challenge of the future'—the statistics are startling as illustrated below as follows: