Public interest law groups

Public interest law groups are behind some of the biggest reform movements in our country including legal decisions that impact school funding, environmental regulations and civil rights. We hear from Alan Morrison, associate dean at The George Washington University Law School, who co-founded with Ralph Nader one of the first public interest law centers back in 1972.

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