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CPBO keeps up with the latest news regarding in-house pro bono, including new opportunities, evolving trends, and practice rule changes impacting in-house attorneys’ ability to provide pro bono legal services.

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Pro Bono Work Makes In-House Lawyers More Well-Rounded, Sanofi Says

June 5, 2017

The Legal Department at Sanofi U.S. has provided valuable pro bono services in recent years. Over an eight-year period, the department, based in Bridgewater, has assisted more than 30 New Jersey organizations in more than 75 matters, according to Sanofi.

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LSC Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request Sent to Congress

May 16, 2017

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) asked Congress today for $527.8 million for Fiscal Year 2018 because of the overwhelming need for civil legal services in the United States.

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Opinion: Legal Service Corp. Funding is Critical to Justice for All

April 20, 2017

In response to The White House OMB’s proposal to cut LSC funding for FY18 leaders in the business and legal community have come together to encourage Congress to fully fund civil legal services.

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