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Pro bono in principle and in practice; public service and the professions.




Pro bono in principle and in practice; public service and the professions.

Rhode, Deborah L.

Stanford U. Press, [c]2005

244 p.

$21.95 (pa)

In addition to presenting the results of a study on why lawyers do pro bono work and of law school pro bono programs, Rhode (law, Stanford University Law School) addresses a host of other questions related to the place of pro bono work in American law. She provides an analysis of its historical evolution in the American context, comparatively discusses American pro bono legal practice vis-a-vis practices in other countries and other professions, considers the implication of altruism research for pro bono programs, and offers recommendations for strengthening pro bono practices.
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Date:Aug 1, 2005
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