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Litigation and social change

Peter Rosenthal

Litigation and social change

by Peter Rosenthal

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Published by Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological jurisprudence.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Civil rights -- Philosophy.,
  • Actions and defenses -- Canada -- Cases.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Rosenthal.
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. ;
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18639928M

    Shauneen is a barrister and attorney, social entrepreneur, and CEO whose strategic litigation work has changed the law 4 times in the past 4 years. A true legal innovator dedicated to the law being a tool for social change.   Much of the book is devoted to impact class actions, which are designed to have an "impact" and bring forth social change. In addition, the casebook also covers the more traditional topics found in other complex litigation .

    Social Change IMPACT uses the term social change as a broad umbrella to encompass a range of typical social and civic outcomes from increased awareness and understanding, to attitudinal change, to increased civic participation, the building of public will, to policy change that corrects injustice. Acknowledging that social change . This book is the first comprehensive study of the capacity of courts to make and implement social policy. Donald L. Horowitz, a lawyer and social scientist, traces the imprint of the .

    This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition adopts a thematic approach, investigating the impact of social . The author argues that activists in Common Law Africa have to design LGB strategic litigation in such a way as to fi t within the actual social and political conditions in their countries if strategic litigation is to spur social change.


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