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Published: 05 November 2009

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780195386073

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Private Lawyers and the Public Interest

The Evolving Role of Pro Bono in the Legal Profession

Edited by Robert Granfield and Edited by Lynn Mather

  • Examines lawyers' perspectives on pro bono in relation to professional ideals, the marketplace for legal service, professional hierarchy, and civic engagement
  • Discusses the meaning of pro bono within the realm of professionalism and demonstrates variation by organizational contexts and practice environments
  • Poses broader questions about pro bono and the extent to which it serves the public interest
  • Explores trends in pro bono activities within American law schools and the connection between pro bono work and social change

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