Article. New York State Bar’s new pro bono requirement: is it worth the uproar?
Nombre: New York State Bar’s new pro bono requirement: is it worth the uproar?
Autor: Walker, Lauren Gessner
Editorial: Journal of the Legal Profession. Spring2014, Vol. 38 Issue 2.
The article focuses on the New York State Bar’s new 50-hour mandatory pro bono requirement for the admission of attorneys to its state bar and its promulgated Rule 520.16 of the Court of Appeals for its implementation.
Topics discussed include reasons for the implementation of pro bono requirement as well as the possible benefits and disadvantages of its institution, substitutes to reach the policy goals the rule seeks to address and law school pro bono programs.
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