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Public interest law

Lee Epstein

Public interest law

an annotated bibliography and research guide

by Lee Epstein

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public interest law -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementLee Epstein, Tracey E. George, Joseph F. Kobylka.
      SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, vol. 693., Organizations and interest groups ;, vol. 4, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 693., Garland reference library of social science., vol. 4.
      ContributionsGeorge, Tracey E., 1967-, Kobylka, Joseph Fiske.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF299.P8 E67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1563564M
      ISBN 100824076362
      LC Control Number91045119

      Public Interest Litigation in Canada Print This volume is a collection of papers presenting an overview of theories and strategies for public interest litigation, a specialized area of litigation aimed to bring about social impact, and the various avenues and methodologies that have been used in Canadian history. The book Public Interest, Private Property: Law and Planning Policy in Canada, Edited by Anneke Smit and Marcia Valiante is published by University of British Columbia Press.

        Public-Interest Litigation is a legal contest fought judicially, to armor the public interest. It is introduced in a court of law, not by the aggrieved party but by the court itself or by any other private party. It is not necessary, for the exercise of the court’s jurisdiction, that the person who is the victim of the violation of his or her. The Rural Summer Legal Corps Program connects public interest law students with civil legal aid organizations to address pressing legal issues facing rural communities. To prepare for the program, Equal Justice Works and Legal Services are actively .

      The National Jurist has announced 25 law schools that stand above and beyond the rest when it comes to public interest law. "Law schools have significantly improved their offerings during the past 25 years for students interested in working in public interest law," said Jack Crittenden, Editor In Chief and founder of The National Jurist. Public Interest Law Society - NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida - Rated 5 based on 2 Reviews "This is an excellent group of professional 5/5(2).


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