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Cause Lawyers in a Cold Climate: The Impact(s) of Globalization on the United Kingdom

Andrew Boon

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The neoliberal agenda initiated under the Thatcher government had a major impact on the legal profession in the U.K., by dismantling its protective practices, and by substantially reducing the legal ... More


Latin American Cause‐Lawyering Networks

Stephen Meili

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the formation, role, and dynamics of cause lawyer networks in postauthoritarian Latin America, and the linkages between such networks and the processes of globalization and ... More


Cause Lawyering and Democracy in Transnational Perspective: A Postscript

Stuart A. Scheingold

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter attempts to sum up the achievements of cause lawyers in furthering liberal democratic values, and how the nature of their interaction with state structures has affected their capacity to ... More


State Transformation, Globalization, and the Possibilities of Cause Lawyering: An Introduction

Austin Sarat and Stuart A. Scheingold

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Globalization and democratization are creating new types of social relations, and thus new dimensions of state power. This in turn creates new rights and obligations, or extensions of existing ones, ... More


Taking on Goliath: Why Personal Injury Litigation May Represent the Future of Transnational Cause Lawyering

Anne Bloom

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the background and litigation proceedings in the case of Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil Company versus Domingo Castro Alfaro (et al.), a case in which a Texas personal ... More


The Global Language of Human Rights: Patterns of Cooperation Between State and Civil Rights Lawyers in Israel

Yoav Dotan

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conventional distinction, between the dispassionate “hired gun” lawyer and the committed cause lawyer, appears not to work in the case of Israel, where there have been cases of lawyers crossing ... More


Cause Lawyers, Clients, and the State: Congress as a Forum for Cause Lawyering during the Enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Neta Ziv

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on cause lawyering in Congress. Its subject is the group of advocates representing disabled persons during the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A. between ... More


From the Fight for Legal Rights to the Promotion of Human Rights: Israeli and Palestinian Cause Lawyers in the Trenches of Globalization

Lisa Hajjar

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the contributions of Israeli and Palestinian cause lawyers to the creation and development of a human rights movement in Israel and Palestine, with particular focus on the ... More


Two Worlds of Ghanaian Cause Lawyers

Lucie White

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines two key areas in which cause lawyers are active in Ghana – womens’ rights and economic development policy. The analysis is based on interviews with mid‐level professionals, and ... More


State Transformation and the Struggle for Symbolic Capital: Cause Lawyers, the Organized Bar, and Capital Punishment in the United States

Austin Sarat

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In an effort to show toughness on crime, the symbolism of a greater readiness to inflict capital punishment has attracted many state authorities in the U.S.A. This has in turn provoked a heightened ... More


Constructing Law out of Power: Investing in Human Rights as an Alternative Political Strategy

Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the transnational linkages, patterns of exportation and continuing connections between cause lawyers in the U.S.A. and in Latin America, and how in each region they influence, ... More


State‐Oriented and Community‐Oriented Lawyering for a Cause: A Tale of Two Strategies

Ronen Shamir and Neta Ziv

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes two instances of Israeli land segregation policy in the township of Katsir; in the first, an Arab couple petitioned the Supreme Court of Israel against their rejection, on ... More


Local Advocacy, Global Engagement: The Impact of Land Claims Advocacy on the Recognition of Property Rights in the South African Constitution

Heinz Klug

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The example of land rights litigation in South Africa challenges the assumption that cause lawyering is inherently adversarial, and shows how commitments to client demands have become suffused with a ... More


Cause Lawyering in the Shadow of the State: A U.S. Immigration Example

Susan Bibler Coutin

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The protracted civil war in El Salvador during the 1980s led to a substantial increase in illegal migration into the U.S.A., and to a consequent economic dependency, despite U.S. anti‐immigration ... More


The Politics of Imported Rights: Transplantation and Transformation in an Israeli Environmental Cause‐Lawyering Organization

Noga Morag‐Levine

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which the Israel Union for Environmental Defense (I.U.E.D.), an Israeli environmental law group created on the model of the U.S.A's Natural Resources Defense ... More


Black Women Cause Lawyers: Legal Activism in Pursuit of Racial and Gender Equality

Brittany N. Hearne and Holly J. McCammon

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter traces the social movement cause lawyering of black women over the last one hundred years. The discussion examines the legal activism of four generations of black women lawyers, ... More


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