Negotiating justice : progressive lawyering, low-income clients, and the quest for social change (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Negotiating justice : progressive lawyering, low-income clients, and the quest for social change

Author: Corey S Shdaimah
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While many young people become lawyers for the high salaries, others are motivated by the pursuit of social justice, seeking to help people for whom legal services are financially, socially, or politically inaccessible. These progressive lawyers often bring a considerable degree of idealism to their work, and many leave the field due to insurmountable red tape and spiraling disillusionment. But what about those who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shdaimah, Corey S.
Negotiating justice.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008041185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Corey S Shdaimah
ISBN: 9780814786703 0814786707
OCLC Number: 794701111
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages) : forms
Contents: Clients and lawyers --
Why talk to clients and lawyers? : a grounded interpretivist framework --
Working for social justice in an unjust system --
Did someone say autonomy? --
Collaboration --
Lawyer and client : face to face --
Progressive lawyering and the ethic of risk.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation.
Responsibility: Corey S. Shdaimah.

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Explores how progressive lawyers and their clients negotiate the dissonance between personal idealism and the realities of a system that doesn't often champion the rights of the poor.  Read more...

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