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The pro bono dilemma

Boston's lawyers pride themselves on the work they do for free. It's a way for them to give back, and it's a major recruiting tool. But as top firms cast an increasingly critical eye on the line between public service and profit, some fear good will could end up lost in the balance.

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / March 5, 2006

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Bingham McCutchen LLP readily boasts of the important legal work it does for free: petitions on behalf of Guantanamo Bay detainees, death penalty appeals, support for women's reproductive rights. (Full article: 1176 words)

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