Lawyering and the Public Interest in the 1990s

49 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2015

Date Written: 1991


Article places public Interest Lawyering in the context of successive theories about what law means and how it is created, from Legal Formalism and Legal realism to Critical theories about law. Special emphahsis on "Implementation theory."

Keywords: Public Interest Lawying, Lawyering, Law, Critical Legal Studies, Critical Race Theory, Implementation theory

Suggested Citation

McDougall, Harold A., Lawyering and the Public Interest in the 1990s (1991). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, 1991-1992. Available at SSRN:

Harold A. McDougall (Contact Author)

Howard University School of Law ( email )

2900 Van Ness Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
United States

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