Strategic and Human Rights Litigation
Bridging the Gap between the Ivory Tower and the Halls of Justice
This article examines the advantages and limitations of seeking to involve law students in social justice initiatives, including strategic and human rights litigation, through clinical programs and other means. It draws on the author’s academic experience in establishing and developing the social justice clinical program at the University of Sydney Law School and professional role as a practising barrister engaged in the conduct of strategic litigation and class actions in the Federal Court of Australia and other courts.
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