Pro bono

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Definition of Pro bono
The English Definition of this Latin legal phrase is as follows:

 "For the good"

The basic meaning and definition of the Latin legal term "Pro bono" refers to professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment, as a public service. Such professional services might include that of a lawyer and referred to as pro bono legal services.

The term is sometimes extended as "pro bono publico" meaning 'for the good of the public'.

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Interesting Info about Pro bono
Lawyers or solicitors might use Latin legal terms such as "Pro bono" in their consultations. A pro bono counsel may assist an individual or group on a legal case as Lawyers are encouraged to contribute at least fifty hours of pro bono service per year to charities and people who cannot afford a lawyer.

As such, pro bono is an ethical obligation of the legal profession.

The Pro bono service can be traced to practices in the early Roman tribunals in which the leaders of patrician families represented their dependents free of charge.

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Sentences & Quotes about "Pro bono"
Legal terms like "Pro bono" are used in courts by lawyers, attorneys and  judges and also feature in famous quotes demonstrating how to use "Pro bono" in a sentence.

"Is it really 'pro bono' if a lawyer takes your case in exchange for explosives?."
Quote by Captain Hartung


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