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Mon September 16, 2013

Rules boosting pro bono work postponed

NY Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman
NY Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman
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New York's chief judge is postponing the implementation of new rules designed to boost the amount of pro bono work lawyers do in the state. 

This comes amidst an outcry from the state's bar association that the new rules are an invasion of privacy.