Is New York’s 50 Hour Pro Bono Service Requirement Changing the Future of Law Student Pro Bono?

In a piece posted on January 12, 2013 in Bloomberg Law, David Udell, executive director of the National Center for Access to Justice, and Liz Tobin-Tyler, outgoing chair of the AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities, and Director of Public Service and Community Partnerships at Roger Williams University School of Law, describe the landscape surrounding law student pro bono, and consider the impact of New York’s new condition on admission to the New York bar — a 50 hour pro bono service requirement applicable to all applicants.


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