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Published: 04 November 2009

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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 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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