Sunday, May 13, 2012

Suggestions on how to make sure the mandatory pro bono program in NY is a success

A couple of weeks ago I reported that starting in 2013, candidates to admission in New York state will be required to show that they have performed at least 50 hours of law-related pro bono service as a requirement for admission to the New York state bar.  See here.  Then I reported on the fact that not everyone liked the idea. See here.

Now there's more.  Esther F. Lardent, the president and chief executive officer of the Pro Bono Institute in Washington, has written an article with suggestions on how to make sure New York's program works effectively.  You can read the full article here.

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