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To what extent has the pattern of foreign funding and intellectual exchange that has shaped law-based “civil society” activities in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in the adoption of American constructs?

This article explores the historic origins of public interest law in Central and Eastern Europe, assesses the influence of money and ideas from the United States, and traces the resulting evolution of public interest law activities in that region.