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New pro bono reporting requirements for NY lawyers

May 9, 2013 New reporting requirements have been introduced for New York lawyers, requiring them to disclose on their biennial registration forms the amount of hours and financial contributions they gave to pro bono programs in the…

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Law firms raise $3.6m for D.C. legal services

May 2, 2013 Law firms in Washington DC contributed $3.6 million to the costs of local civil legal services providers last year, as part of the D.C. Access to Justice Commission's second annual Raising the Bar in D.C. Campaign.…

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Can graduate deferral be a good thing?

Dec 2, 2011 This article discusses the unexpected benefits of graduate job deferral. It says that while the prospect of having one’s graduate position deferred may be daunting for many, it might also prove to be of enormous…

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US firms cut pro bono hours while need increases

Dec 2, 2011 Pro bono work at large law firms appears to be on the slide, as law firms cut costs in a difficult economy. Reports show that the average number of pro bono hours worked per attorney at large law firms sank by around 8%…

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The growth of a pro-bono culture in Russia

Aug 25, 2011 Here is an interesting article on the growth of pro bono legal work in Russia. Just a few years ago, pro bono work was an unfamiliar concept in Russia, but things are starting to change. Access to justice in Russia…

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