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LEAF

Equality rights

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CCLA

Due process rights

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Interest groups

Primary purpose is to seek policy change or stop change from taking place
-This is because courts are policy-making bodies

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Political Disadvantage Theory

Interest groups litigate becaue they're unable to penetrate other branches of gov't
-Groups look to litigate when "all else fails" & they are unable to achieve their policy objective through the more traditional routes, such as legislation.

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NAACP

National Association for Advancing Colored People

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Interest groups are advantaged. why?

Well funded even have access to government money

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Indirect Strategies for Influencing Courts (3)

1) Educate lawyer & Judiciary (legal education)
2) Media Strategy - Inform public
3) Writing Articles in Law Review - Law reviewing lobbying

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Law Reviewing Lobbying Define

where legal expert affiliate (or sympathetic to) particular gorups published articles in law reviews arguing in favor on certain interpretation.

Build credibility/support

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Mandatory Judicial Bill C-337 Define

Mandates judicial education for judges hearing sex assasult cases. Questions of whether content of curriculim influenced by interest groups which now promtes their own stereotypes & rape myths

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Name Direct Strategy (3)

1) Sponsorship of Cases - LONG TERM
2) Strategic Litigation
3) Intervention

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Strategic Litigation

Efforts at changing policy throuh the use of a selected cases with favourable