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public interest law firm

Gordon Harrison

public interest law firm

new voices for new constituencies

by Gordon Harrison

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Ford Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public interest law -- United States.,
    • Law firms -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Gordon Harrison and Sanford M. Jaffe.
      ContributionsJaffe, Sanford M., joint author., Greenleaf, Warren T., Ford Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF299.P8 H37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5429039M
      LC Control Number73075123

      She received her Juris Doctor from Charleston School of Law in , earning the distinguished CALI Award in Public Interest and the Law. Maggie was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in and is a member in good standing with the South Carolina Bar Association and . UF Law Public Interest Environmental Conference - PIEC. likes. Welcome to the UF Law Public Interest Environmental Conference page. Please continue to check back for more ers:

      Getting good grades and having a well-rounded academic background will help you get into law school. Join the debate team and sign up for speech. Read the news to keep up with issues affecting groups such as women, children, people of color, and the elderly, as well as environmental issues. Volunteer or intern with a public interest law firm. The chair that the Delaneys have endowed is a chair in public interest law. Public interest law is usually defined broadly as legal practice in the service of otherwise unrepresented or underrepresented persons or interests. Public interest law is a wide-ranging field, encompassing, among other subjects, civil rights law, civil liberties law.

      Public interest attorneys generally get paid much less than lawyers who work for law firms, and the goal of public interest law is to help make society more fair and to ensure that all people have access to the legal system and enjoy the full rights of citizenship. There are . The term "Public Interest Law" is difficult to define precisely. Kimm Alayne Walton in her book America's Greatest Places to Work With A Law Degree (Harcourt Brace, ) provides that: "As a general matter you could call public interest the area that provides legal representation to people, groups, or interests that are historically underrepresented in our legal system.".


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