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Thrust Temporarily Into Public Service

Thrust Temporarily Into Public Service

“ 140 prospective corporate lawyers signed up for an unusual new program organized by the New York City Bar Association : Serve the public good for a year, then hop back on the corporate track. These ‘deferred associate externs,’ as they are called, are now defending immigrants threatened with deportation; preventing tenants from being evicted; fighting home foreclosures; and representing battered women in domestic violence cases. ”

The New York Times
January 11 th, 2010