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interest group
a private organization of like-minded people whose goal is to influence and shape public policy
trade association
an interest group representing a specific part of the business community
labor union
an organization of workers whose purpose is to serve the members interests
public-interest group
a group that works for the common good, not for the benefit of specific individuals or interests
an organized process in which and individual or group tries to influence legislation or policy
the process of actively and publicly supporting a candidate or political party
amicus curiae
literally, "a friend of the court"; legal arguments or advise in a case offered voluntarily
class-action lawsuit
a lawsuit brought by a person or group both on their behalf and on behalf of many others in similar circumstances