Why Would Anyone Want to be a Public Interest Lawyer?

Philip G. Schrag

Georgetown University - Law Center

October 9, 2009

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-52

This is the inaugural address for the Delaney Family Professorship in Public Interest Law at Georgetown University Law Center. It elaborates ten reasons why law graduates might want to enter into long-term careers as public interest lawyers.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 10

Keywords: public interest, public service, careers, law students

JEL Classification: I30, K30

Open PDF in Browser Download This Paper

Date posted: October 10, 2009 ; Last revised: September 9, 2010

Suggested Citation

Schrag, Philip G., Why Would Anyone Want to be a Public Interest Lawyer? (October 9, 2009). Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-52. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1486246 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1486246

Contact Information

Philip G. Schrag (Contact Author)
Georgetown University - Law Center ( email )
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202 662 9099 (Phone)
Feedback to SSRN

Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 936
Downloads: 246
Download Rank: 92,604

© 2016 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollobot1 in 0.188 seconds