Pro Bono Reporting to Remain Confidential, for Now

, New York Law Journal


Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti said that as a way of giving lawyers "more notice as to the public nature" of the requirement that attorneys disclose their number of pro bono hours and the amount of money they donate annually, there would be a "two year phase-in period."

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Originally appeared in print as Pro Bono Reporting to Remain Confidential, at Least Until 2015

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  • w. adam mandelbaum

    Prudenti said in a statement Thursday that as a way of giving lawyers "more notice as to the public nature" of the pro bono reporting requirement they were making it optional at this time. Or maybe they realized it was an invasion of privacy, that they made an error, and are just phasing this particular piece of bureaucratic stupidity out gradually so they don't look too foolish.

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