Introduction The origins of direct service lawyering The origins of the legal services corporation Forced to the courts : the NAACP, ACLU, and political mobilization lawyering Political mobilization lawyering : politics, history and organizational culture Pro bono institutionalization in large law firms Entrepreneurial lawyering Conclusion.
"For the Poor and Disenfranchised is an historical and institutional analysis of the public interest bar in the United States. It traces how the legal profession delivered on the legal system's promise of equal justice for all by making the legal system available to all and a vehicle for substantive justice, exploring political mobilization, entrepreneurial lawyering, and pro bono publico representation." -- Back cover.
Book is based on author's Ph. D. dissertation in sociology from the CIty University of New York Graduate Center, May 2008 -- Page i.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-157).
KF336 .S28 2014
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