The previous post in this series looked at the principles underpinning our approach to community-driven litigation, and the building blocks for the process we’re developing to ensure communities are leading in the litigation work that concerns them. We cannot yet say what the cases will look like –– that is the point, as the casework […]
We believe that communities should be leading the litigation campaigns that concern them. But what does community-driven litigation entail?
Systemic Justice works with a new model of community-driven litigation, but before we start talking about hacking the existing model, let’s first pause and briefly outline what “strategic litigation” is. What exactly makes a court case strategic? And why is that important? This is the first in a series of blog posts sharing our […]
“We have the feeling that strategic litigation is something very big and distant, out of reach for most grassroots collectives.” – Survey Response Communities should be able to use litigation as a tool for change in their fight for racial, social, and economic justice. Right now, that’s not the case, but our work is changing […]