John Maguire: Local Empowerment Through Legal Education

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John Maguire
John Maguire

Thomas Linzey is the Executive Director of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). CELDF, as some of you might know from John Steiner’s recent posting, is committed to limiting/abolishing the entrenchment of corporate-personhood and reestablishing the rights/resilience of small communities through legal education and local ordinance initiatives.

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All too often in the current political climate the “Law” is utilized as a weapon by the powers-that-be to inhibit the sovereignty and self-organizing character of both individuals and community groups. If we truly want to consider ourselves as citizens, some degree of legal literacy is becoming almost mandatory. Understanding CELDF’s model and tactics is a huge step for any mindful change-agent.

Below the line is a brief interview with Thomas Linzey for those who are interested: