This seminar will explore what it means to “represent” a client in court in public law litigation. What are the strengths and limitations of representation and how does representing individuals or groups in the legal context compare with representing residents in political campaigns. Does public law or local politics afford individuals a greater voice in the decisions affecting their lives or is there a danger, particularly where the people being represented are marginalised or vulnerable, that the voice of the advocate or political representative will predominate.
Civil or Administrative Enforcement of Anti-Discrimination Law: Why Donald Trump Will Fail in His Efforts to Sabotage Employment Discrimination Law – David Oppenheimer (Berkeley)
In the debates over the 1964 Civil Rights Act, one of the most contentious issues was the method that would be ...