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February 22, 2013

This Sunday is National Public Interest Law Day!

We are again celebrating February 24 as National Public Interest Law Day.  This is an appropriate time to reflect on the role of lawyers in defending the liberties of Americans. As we explained last year, we chose February 24 because that was the day in 1761 that James Otis, Jr., made his impassioned defense against ...

February 24, 2012

February 24: National Public Interest Law Day!

Pacific Legal Foundation has unilaterally declared that today, February 24th, should be recognized as National Public Interest Law Day!  Here is why, from PLF’s Director of Litigation, James S. Burling: When people think of the American Revolution, they don't immediately think about lawsuits.  But if it were not for the tradition of public ...