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What can lawyers to eradicate poverty and promote social and economic development in the communities they serve?

A practical guide edited by Norman Clark and Neil Gold and published by the International Bar Association

from the publisher's description:

United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 1 – the eradication of poverty in all its forms everywhere – can be achieved by 2030, but it will require catalytic leadership and hard work by the legal profession. Active involvement in the elimination of poverty has become the ethical obligation of every lawyer.

This book, edited and authored by members of the IBA Poverty and Social Development Committee,and published by the International Bar Association, is a compilation of commentary and case studies about the broad variety of initiatives and actions that lawyers in all sections of the profession worldwide – law firms, law schools, bar associations and corporate law departments – are taking to achieve sustainable progress in the fight against poverty and the betterment of the communities they serve.


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