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Public Interest Mobilization and Access to Justice Movements in the New Democratic State
October 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
The one-day Symposium, entitled Public Interest Mobilization and Access to Justice Movements in the New Democratic State, will explore the role of public interest law organizations in ensuring a strong democracy and civil society, examine cutting-edge empirical research in the access to justice field, and foster discussion and collaboration amongst academics, advocates, and public interest leaders.
The Symposium will be a public event and consist of three panel presentations and a roundtable discussion over lunch. The Law Review will host a welcome reception for panelists and other invited guests on the evening of Thursday, October 26th. The Symposium will conclude around 4:00pm.
Catherine Albiston, University of California, Berkeley School of Law will present from 11:00-12:30 as part of Panel 2: Public Interest Law Organizations, Social Movements, and the Democratic State. Professor Albiston’s lecture was supported by the University Lectures Committee.