Document Type


Publication Date

Summer 1991


Legal services for the poor, Mandatory pro bono


Ethics and Professional Responsibility | Law and Society | Legal Profession


Should lawyers be required to devote a portion of their time or money to public service activities? This issue, commonly referred to as "mandatory pro bono," is much discussed these days. The purpose of this article is to illuminate the policychoices before the profession by surveying the arguments for and against mandatory pro bono.

Publication Citation

Published in: Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 4 (Summer 1991).