National Center for Access to Justice

New on the Web: Panel Conversation on LLMs and 50 Hour Pro Bono NY Bar Admission Requirement, Hosted at Cardozo School of Law on Oct. 18, 2013

Newly posted on the Web is the video recording of a panel conversation hosted on October 18, 2013 by Cardozo School of Law, broadcast nationally at the time, on LLM applicants and New York’s 50 hour law-related pro bono service bar admission requirement.  Participants — David Udell, National Center for Access to Justice; Mark O’Brien and Adam Friedl, ProBono.Net,  Sharon Katz, Advisory Committee on New York State Pro Bono Bar Admission Requirements; and, John McAlary, Executive Director of the Board of Law Examiners of the State of New York, with moderator Amy Sugin, Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs, Cardozo School of Law — discussed the origin and purpose of the 50 hour rule, responsibilities of LLM candidates under the rule, new technology initiatives pertinent to the rule, and particular requirements for admission to the New York Bar.  The panelists also answered questions from the audience.   Visit NCAJ’s home page to sign up for future blog postings,