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It's an ugly situation — pro bono work by large law firms is on a steep decline. This year's Pro Bono Hot List highlights 10 firms that haven't forgotten their professional obligations even — especially — during hard times. Often, at considerable expense or risk to themselves.

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    I got really excited when I saw the article titled; Pro bono hotlist. I was not as excited after I read it! The article starts out talking about the pro bono situation and the access to justice by the poor. It is basically nonexistent in most counties across America, with a few pockets of good. Then to tag these specific firms as firms that are making justice assessable to the poor, really?%0AOnly a few firms mentioned in this article are truly doing just that, offering access to justice for the poor. The other firms mentioned are using the poor for a marketing campaign. %0ANice try, but try again. %0A

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