Cause Lawyering: Political Commitments and Professional Responsibilities


Cause Lawyering and the Reproduction of Professional Authority: An Introduction, Austin Sarat and Stuart Scheingold CONTEXTS AND CONDITIONS OF CAUSE LAWYERING The Causes of Cause Lawyering: Toward an Understanding of the Motivation and Commitment of Social Justice Lawyers, Carrie Menkel-Meadow Speaking Law to Power: Occasions for Cause Lawyering, Richard Abel The Struggle to Politicize Legal Practice: A Case Study of Left-Activist Lawyering in Seattle, Stuart Scheingold CAUSE LAWYERING AND THE ORGANIZATION OF PRACTICE Norris, Schmidt, Green, Harris, Higginbotham & Associates: The Socio-Legal Impact of Philadelphia Cause Lawyers, Aaron Porter Still Trying: Cause Lawyering for the Poor and Disadvantaged in Pittsburg, PA, John Kilwein Critical Lawyers: Social Justice and the Structure of Private Practice, Louise Trubek and M. Elizabeth Kransberger Destruction of Houses and Construction of a Cause: Lawyers and Bedouins in the Israeli Courts, Ronen Shamir and Sara Chinski STRATEGIES OF CAUSE LAWYERING UNDER LIBERAL LEGALISM Rethinking Law's Allurements: A Relational Analysis of Social Movement Lawyers in the United States, Michael McCann and Helena Silverstein Caring about Individual Cases: Immigration Lawyering in Britain, Susan Street Between (the Presence of) Violence and (the Possibility of) Justice: Lawyering against Capital Punishment, Austin Sarat THE POSSIBILITIES OF CAUSE LAWYERING BEYOND LIBERAL LEGALISM Cause Lawyering in the Third World, Stephen Ellmann Lawyers' Causes in Indonesia and Malaysia, Daniel Lev Attorneys for the People, Attorneys for the Land: The Emergence of Cause Lawyering in the Israel-Occupied Territories, George Bisharat Cause Lawyers and Social Movements: A Comparative Perspective on Democratic Change in Argentina and Brazil, Stephen Meili All or Nothing: An Inquiry into the (Im)Possibility of Cause Lawyering under Cuban Socialism, Raymond Michalowski REFERENCES

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Stuart Scheingold
  • Carrie Menkel-meadow
  • Richard Abel
  • Aaron Porter
  • John Kilwiein
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1998


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