Public Interest Law & Policy Ronald W. Staudt August 26, 2008 Public Interest Law & Policy Course organization
Course Website Course Information Grading & Attendance Policy Case Studies Assignments Waiting for Gautreaux What is Public Interest Law? Public Interest Law Speakers American Constitution Society
David Rudovsky, Wednesday October 17, 3:00-4:00 pm Supreme Court cases on warrentless wiretaps and police misconduct. Founding partner(1971) of a public interest law firm in Philadelphia. Peter Edelman Wednesday, October 31, 3:00-4:00 pm Chair of the DC Access to Justice Commission, Georgetown faculty expert on public interest law and poverty law.
What is public interest law? Clinical legal education Advice Desk, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Lori Andrews cases Bart Brown and Hank Perritts international efforts Dan Tarlocks environmental work Marty Malins law and the workplace David Rudovskys firm What is public interest law? Public Interest Law & Policy What is Public Interest Law?
New Lawyers- - Student Note - -1970 Rabins article-- 1976 Southworths study of the right--2005 New Lawyers- Student Note 1970
Angry despair 1930s v 1970 Lloyd Cutler v. Ralph Nader Note 3 definition? process v. preferred interests and groups Lawyers for Social Change1976 1965- all institutions under fire Civil
Rights, Vietnam change through litigation-but not OEO Definitions: subsidized attorney services ACLU, LDF, Sierra Club, NRDC, MALDEF Nature of practice v. source of funds for lawyer
consumer representation? broad societal majoritarian views? process definition-under represented but selective about interests they choose. Conservative Lawyers. . . Southworths study -2005 Emergence of Liberal PILFs ACLU & LDF powerless minorities New PILFs --diffuse majorities
Look like law firms Not dependent on fees Critiques of legal profession in 60sNader, Halpernlawyers self interest at odds with public interest Naders View of Lawyers in 1969 Top Law Students Reject Private Practice Conservative PILFs . . . Southworths study
Late 60s Amer. for Effective Law Enforcement Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Catholic League & Natl Right to Life Committee 1971-- Powells memo Mid 70s
Pacific Legal Foundation Mid America Legal Foundation Washington Legal Foundation Federalist Society for Law 80s and 90s dozens of new conservative PILFs
ALBANY PLAN OF UNION. Planned by Ben Franklin of PA. Called for Grand Council with representatives from each colony. One government would make laws, raise taxes, set up defense for the colonies. Delegates accepted it but each colony's assembly's rejected...
Ainsi, M. Xavier Dumont, responsable des achats dans une société d'import-export a commandé trois chariots élévateurs à la société Manitou le 14 septembre 2007 pour un montant de 48 000 € hors taxes, il devra être considéré par cette société...
Background: LCDs. CMS developed guidelines that outline the LCD process . Chapter 13, Medicare Program Integrity Manual. Congress and the Administration recognize the LCD process is flawed and needs reform
Voltage - electrical pressure, symbol E, measured in Volts (V) Current - flow of electrons, symbol I, measured in Amperes (A) ... AC vs. DC. Alternating Current. electrons move back and forth. Direct Current. electrons move around the circuit from...
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Bottom Pressure Variability in the Red Sea. ... In particular, the along-coast and cross-shelf SSE gradients play key roles in the along- and cross-shelf momentum equations, and the direct estimation of these...
Cuttance, P. (1998) in International Handbook of Educational Change pp1158-1159) See also Timperley & Alton-Lee (2008) Reframing teacher professional learning: An alternative policy approach to strengthening valued outcomes for diverse learners.