Article: Lippman’s Law: Debating the fifty-hour pro bono requirement for bar admission
Nombre: Article: Lippman’s Law: Debating the fifty-hour pro bono requirement for bar admission.
Autor: Justin Hansford
Editorial: Fordham Urban Law Journal. Vol. 41 Issue 4.
The article focuses on the bona fides of Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s law related to the fifty hour of pro bono requirement as a condition for bar admission.
Topics discussed include the crises of economic injustice, racial justice, and democratic participation, prominent goal of this requirement related to introduction of a sense of professionalism that values public service in bar applicants and an order entered by Lippman to amend the Rules of the New York Court of Appeal on pro bono.