Reconsidering pro bono : a comparative analysis of protocols in Australia, the united states, the United Kingdom and Singapore

Maguire, Rowena, Shearer, Gail, & Field, Rachael (2014) Reconsidering pro bono : a comparative analysis of protocols in Australia, the united states, the United Kingdom and Singapore. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 37(3), pp. 1164-1197.

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Abstract

As of now, there is little evidence on the questions of whether pro bono services are effective, whether lawyer charity is a cheaper way to provide them (because it does cost money to do pro bono), or whether it would in fact be more efficient and effective if firms and attorneys stopped giving their time and instead donated money to the organizations already specializing in these clients and causes. Pro bono may or may not be an efficient way of doing socially important work; at this point, we simply do not know

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ID Code: 79352
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Pro Bono, Australia, United Kingdom, Singapore, United States
ISSN: 0313-0096
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Access to Justice (180102)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 University of New South Wales
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2014 23:00
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2014 00:52

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