Resource topic: Public Interest Litigation

Glossary icon

Your guide to legal terms and definitions

Legal language is often part of what makes litigation feel inaccessible. This glossary provides plan language definitions to legal terms used in this toolkit.
View the glossary

An Introduction to Public Interest Litigation

Litigation is simply the process of taking legal action before the courts, or another judicial decision-maker. There isn't a single globally agreed upon definition of Public Interest Litigation. Learn about how PILS defines public interest litigation and how to identify a public interest element in an issue that your organisation...
View resource

Animation: The Toolkit is your guide!

Combining legal remedies with visible campaigning or policy work can be a really powerful way of holding decision makers accountable. Check out our animation that captures all the benefits that the Public Interest Litigation Toolkit has to offer Northern Ireland's changemakers!
View resource