Scott L. Cummings

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Community Economic Development as Progressive Politics: Toward a Grassroots Movement for Economic Justice

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 400-93, 2002, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-20, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 05/06-18
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 837 (19,571)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Community Economic Development (CED), urban renewal, market-based CED, economic reform

2.

Public Interest Litigation: Insights from Theory and Practice

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. XXXVI, 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-19, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09 #19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2010
Scott L. Cummings and Deborah Rhode
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 768 (17,464)
Citation 1

Abstract:

public interest litigation, social justice, social change, sociology of law and social movements, strategic philanthropy

3.

The Politics of Pro Bono

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 552 (24,276)
Citation 8

Abstract:

pro bono services

4.

A Critical Reflection on Law and Organizing

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 48, pp. 443-517, 2001, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-21, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 05/06-17
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Scott L. Cummings and Ingrid V. Eagly
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 411 (39,578)
Citation 2

Abstract:

progressive lawyering, social change, poverty law, law reform

5.

The Internationalization of Public Interest Law

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2008, University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law Research Paper No. 06-41, New York Law School Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 06/07-5
Number of pages: 146 Posted: 16 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 400 (56,443)
Citation 7

Abstract:

U.S. public interest law, human rights, changes to the U.S. public interest system

6.

Poverty Law: United States

International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2d Ed., Forthcoming, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 31/2012, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2242275
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Scott L. Cummings and Jeffrey Selbin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 351 (50,739)

Abstract:

access to justice, antipoverty, civil Gideon, globalization, inequality, legal aid, legal services, poverty, poverty law, poverty lawyers, pro bono, rights revolution, war on poverty, welfare reform, welfare state

7.

Lawyering for Marriage Equality

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1235, 2010, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-12, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 09-10-31, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Scott L. Cummings and Douglas NeJaime
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 340 (44,016)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Marriage equality movement in California, analysis of 'backlash' theory, lawyers as activists, legislative history

8.

Managing Pro Bono: Doing Well by Doing Better

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 78, 2010 , UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-05, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 09/10 #30
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2010
Scott L. Cummings and Deborah Rhode
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 311 (57,452)

Abstract:

public service, large firm pro bono programs

9.
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Citation 1

Globalizing Public Interest Law

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 13, 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-05, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09 #12
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2009
Scott L. Cummings and Louise G. Trubek
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 209 (121,926)
Citation 1

Abstract:

public interest law, transnational advocacy, human rights

Globalizing Public Interest Law

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1073
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Scott L. Cummings and Louise G. Trubek
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 99 (227,709)
Citation 1

Abstract:

globalization, public interest law, human rights, law and development

10.

Law in the Labor Movement's Challenge to Wal-Mart: A Case Study of the Inglewood Site Fight

California Law Review, Vol. 95, 2007, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-23, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-12
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2007
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 297 (77,934)
Citation 3

Abstract:

labor, public interest law, law and society

11.

Between Profit and Principle: The Private Public Interest Firm

In PRIVATE LAWYERS AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST: THE EVOLVING ROLE OF PRO BONO IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION, Robert Granfield & Lynn Mather eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-04, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-1, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09 #14
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Scott L. Cummings and Ann Southworth
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 294 (68,299)

Abstract:

pro bono, private practice, "lawyering for the good"

12.

Privatizing Public Interest Law

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 24, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2012
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 249 (86,019)

Abstract:

nonprofit public interest law firms, Hadsell & Stormer, hybrid law firms

13.

Mobilization Lawyering: Community Economic Development in the Figueroa Corridor

CAUSE LAWYERS AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, Austin Sarat & Stuart Scheingold, eds., Stanford University Press, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-30, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 06/07-1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 249 (91,618)

Abstract:

Community Economic Development (CED), cause lawyering

14.

After Public Interest Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 100, pp. 1251-95, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 05-35
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Scott L. Cummings and Ingrid V. Eagly
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 235 (100,430)

Abstract:

public interest lawyering,immigrant rights, poverty law

15.

Hemmed In: Legal Mobilization in the Los Angeles Anti-Sweatshop Movement

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Vol. 30, 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 08-27, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09-4
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 17 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2009
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 219 (97,581)
Citation 1

Abstract:

abor law, immigrant workers, Los Angeles garment industry, labor activism, sweatshop abuse, labor reform, anti-sweatshop movement

16.

Empirical Studies of Law and Social Change: What is the Field? What are the Questions?

2013 Wisconsin Law Review 171 (2013), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2013
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 193 (100,033)

Abstract:

social change, legal profession, legal education

17.

What Good Are Lawyers?

Scott L. Cummings, THE PARADOX OF PROFESSIONALISM: LAWYERS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF JUSTICE, pp. 1-27, Cambridge University Press, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2011
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 192 (117,840)

Abstract:

legal profession, pro bono lawyers

18.

Critical Legal Consciousness in Action

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-24, Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 120, No. 39, 2007, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-5
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Jul 2007
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 184 (113,750)
Citation 1

Abstract:

public interest law, legal profession, law and society

19.

Global-Local Linkages in the Community Economic Development Field

PROGRESSIVE LAWYERING, GLOBALIZATION AND MARKETS: RETHINKING IDEOLOGY AND STRATEGY, Clare Dalton, ed., William S. Hein, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-18, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 05/06-16
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 175 (133,050)

Abstract:

Community Economic Development, grassroots activism, progressive lawyering, globalization

20.

The Future of Public Interest Law

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, Vol. 33, p. 1, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 11-24
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2011
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 157 (131,772)
Citation 3

Abstract:

public interest law movement, federal legal services program, NGOs, pro bono programs

21.

Beyond the Numbers: What We Know — and Should Know — About American Pro Bono

7 Harvard Law & Policy Review 83 (2013), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Scott L. Cummings and Rebecca L. Sandefur
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and American Bar Foundation
Downloads 148 (96,054)

Abstract:

legal aid access, public interest law, private sector, legal services

22.

Labor Activism in Local Politics: From CBAS to ‘CBAS’

THE IDEA OF LABOUR LAW, Guy Davidov, Brian Languille, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-34
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Katherine V.W. Stone and Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 137 (157,698)

Abstract:

labor activisim, local labor initiatives, collective bargaining, local government law

23.

Mobilizing Local Government Law for Low-Wage Workers

The University of Chicago Legal Forum, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Scott L. Cummings and Steven A. Boutcher
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 116 (175,497)
Citation 1

Abstract:

low-wage workers, labor law reform, grassroot labor reform movements, labor law regulation

24.

Mobilizing Law for Justice in Asia: A Comparative Approach

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2014, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 14-08, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1269
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Frank W. Munger, Scott L. Cummings and Louise G. Trubek
New York Law School, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Wisconsin Law School
Downloads 114 (139,261)

Abstract:

social justice, mobilization of law, comparative law, public interest law in Asian countries, strategies for advancing justice

25.

Litigation at Work: Defending Day Labor in Los Angeles

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 1617, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2011
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 105 (180,707)

Abstract:

labor rights

26.

The Pursuit of Legal Rights - And Beyond

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 506, 2012, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 97 (194,559)

Abstract:

public interest law movement, legal services, Professor Joel Handler

27.

Preemptive Strike: Law in the Campaign for Clean Trucks

4 UC Irvine Law Review 939 (2015), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 229 Posted: 30 Jan 2015
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 27 (282,429)

Abstract:

local environmental regulations, enivronmental standards, air quality, independent contractors, Port of Los Angeles

28.

The Social Movement Turn in Law

Law & Social Inquiry (Forthcoming), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2017
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 0 (280,217)

Abstract:

Social Movements, Legal Scholarship, Political Reform, Movement Liberalism, Legal Activism

29.

Rethinking the Foundational Critiques of Lawyers in Social Movements

85 Fordham Law Review 1987 (2017), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Scott L. Cummings
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Abstract:

progressive lawyering, social movements, social activism, legal advocacy