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Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm that specializes in pro-environmental litigation. It was founded in 1971, under the name "Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund," by two volunteer lawyers working with the Sierra Club, Don Harris and Fred Fisher. It changed its name to Earthjustice in 1997. As of August 2004, the group has provided free legal representation to 600 clients ranging from the National Audubon Society to the Friends of the Everglades , according to its website.
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