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Citizens Communications Center/Institute for Public Representation (CCC-IPR) Records

 Collection
Identifier: LCA-06-04-001

Dates

  • 1970s-1980s

Biographical / Historical

From the Law Center Bulletin, 1988-89, p.140: The Institute for Public Representation (IPR) is a public interest law center founded in 1971 by Georgetown with funds furnished by the Ford Foundation, to provide legal representation to unrepresented groups and interests before administrative agencies, courts, and other decision-making bodies. The Institute is involved in a wide range of issues: constitutional law, minority and women's rights, corporate responsibility, communications law, professional responsibility, regulatory reform, access to the federal courts, immigration policy, consumer advocacy, environmental protection, and rights of the handicapped. In January 1981, the Institute merged with the Citizens Communications Center (CCC), a public interest law firm specializing in federal communications law. The Center was founded in 1971 and has a distinguished reputation for its work concerning the responsibility of the electronic media to the public interest.

Extent

60 linear feet (60 record storage boxes.)

Language of Materials

English

Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Law Center Archives Repository

Contact:
Georgetown University Law Library
111 G. Street NW
Washington D.C. 20001
202-662-9133