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Pro Bono Work

 

The Responsibility of Lawyers to Undertake Pro Bono Publico and Public Interest Work

This report of a May 2002 conference held in South Africa discusses the duty of lawyers to provide legal services to poor, marginalized and indigent individuals, groups, or communities, without a fee or expectation of compensation, in order to enhance access to justice. It examines legal and practical conditions that facilitate the provision of pro bono work and the experience of various developed and developing countries in establishing and managing a pro bono program. Additional information on pro bono programs can be found at www.probono.org.za and the website of Lawyers for Human Rights, a South African NGO.

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