public interest


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public interest

A generic term for the interests of the community viewed in aggregate, or the interests of a group within a community of individuals.
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The new public interest test was considered for the first time by the EAT in Chesterton and was construed to set a low bar for workers.
In addition, those that share an affinity with the values of Public Interest Registry and the Internet Society (ISOC) are strongly considered.
In making a PII order, the court has to balance the public interest in the administration of justice and the public interest in maintaining the confidentiality of certain documents where disclosure would be damaging.
Chen (University of Denver) and Cummings (UCLA School of Law) demonstrate that, as a professional practice in the US, public interest lawyering encompasses a broad range of advocacy techniques (not just litigation), across various practice sites (not just nonprofits).
NSU Public Interest Day: The Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University held its 17th annual Public Interest Law Day on February 19, where students were able to meet with representatives from 25 different organizations to discuss summer internships and clinic placements.
DePaul University College of Law (Chicago, IL) has begun the publication of the "DePaul Journal for Social Justice," a new journal whose mission is to provide practitioners and academics in public interest with a scholarly alternative to "traditional law journal publications.
While the proposal allows some flexibility for each member body to determine which entities should be considered to be entities of significant public interest for purposes of their particular jurisdiction, there is a presumption that regulated financial institutions would be entities of significant public interest, and depending on the facts and circumstances, such entities may include pension funds, government agencies, government-controlled entities and not-for-profit entities.
The main title, "Education Research in the Public Interest," was also the theme for the last annual convention of this important professional association, which publishes a half-dozen journals, has 20,000 members, and attracts thousands to its annual conventions.
The new law could give the commission greater powers to guide the performance of charities in the public interest.
Tuesday, the council voted to approve a down payment of $26,000 to a private law firm to fight its battle against term limits -- one of the few reforms that actually have worked in the public interest.
In his decision, the Commissioner states, 'The Commissioner acknowledges that there is a significant public interest in the information requested.
Most opaque was the statutory provision permitting the Department to reject an application if it "determines that the public interest would not be served.

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