If public interest litigation has not always delivered all that we desire, it has surely provided no lack of experience. Our challenge now is to integrate these lessons from practice with insights from allied disciplines. Taken together, they remind us of the need to coordinate litigation with broader mobilizing efforts, to think strategically about effectiveness, and to create adequate systems of evaluation and accountability.
Scott L. Cummings and Deborah L. Rhode,
Public Interest Litigation: Insights From Theory and Practice,
36 Fordham Urb. L.J. 603
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