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Litigation for social change

Greenberg, Jack

Litigation for social change

methods, limits, and role in democracy

by Greenberg, Jack

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Published by Association of the Bar of the City of New York in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Judge-made law -- United States.,
    • Political questions and judicial power -- United States.,
    • Sociological jurisprudence -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJack Greenberg ; with an introd. by Bernard H. Goldstein.
      SeriesBenjamin N. Cardozo lectures ;, 30th
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5130 .G74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4600338M
      LC Control Number77363240

      Social change through litigation has always been an important feature in the US. Whether the change produced by such action is considered ‘constructive’ or ‘destructive,’ the fact remains that law can be a highly effective device for producing social change. University of Chicago Press, , pp. Can anti-discrimination litigation be a tool for social change? For many years, a contingent on the academic left contended that the answer is no. The Critical Legal Studies movement (CLS) of the s and ’80s argued that using litigation to enforce.

      Social change - Social change - Explanations of social change: One way of explaining social change is to show causal connections between two or more processes. This may take the form of determinism or reductionism, both of which tend to explain social change by reducing it to one supposed autonomous and all-determining causal process. A more cautious assumption is that one process has relative. And many of the critical reviews of the book stress the importance, if not the necessity, of litigation for social reform. [6] Indeed, many reviews have a contradictory character, arguing on the one hand that no one believes that courts have singular importance and then arguing, on the other hand, for the fundamental importance of a particular.

      This complex litigation casebook focuses on complex cases brought by lawyers seeking to promote social reform. A significant portion of the book is devoted to so-called impact class actions, which are designed to have an “impact” and bring forth social change. At the same time, this casebook also covers the more traditional topics found in other complex litigation casebooks, particularly. complex litigation cases and materials on litigating for social change Posted By Danielle SteelPublic Library TEXT ID ca52 Online PDF Ebook Epub Library complex litigation cases and materials on advanced civil procedure american casebook series subsequent edition by richard l marcus author visit amazons richard l marcus page find all the books read about.


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