Agata Wierzbowski on the Alignment of the Interests of Clients and the Public Interest in Strategic Litigation

Source: Consumer Action Law Centre

Agata Wierzbowski, the CLC Fellow for 2014/15, has posted a new blog entry on Client Interest, and Public Interest. She writes that the interests of clients and the public interest do not always align in strategic litigation. She also raises important questions about

Where is the line between politics and law drawn in our casework? Who draws it, and where should it be drawn? At what point does the interest of the individual client(s) extend to a community or group?

Marc Trabsky