Pro Bono

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Pro Bono

Describing work done for no pay. Pro bono work is done as a favor for a friend, but the term especially applies to work done for a client who lacks the ability to pay. Lawyers in the United States, for example, are required to do a certain amount of pro bono work to guarantee that everyone has access to the court system.
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The Birmingham College of Law Legal Advice Centre is the first purpose built unit in the college's hugely successful national pro-bono programme and will be launched in the autumn after the Birmingham branch opens for business.
PAIR Project is a pro-bono immigration organization that represents low-income asylum-seekers who have fled from persecution in countries around the world.
In addition, approximately two dozen major newspapers ran TeamCalifornia and Climate's Right advertisements touting the state's improved business climate as part of a pro-bono campaign valued at over $15 million.