Contrary to popular wisdom, pro bono isn't just the province of liberals. Bolstered by influential organizations and pro bono advocates, some big firms regularly champion libertarian causes, while others challenge race-based policies and represent opponents of gay rights and abortion. As the politics of pro bono become more fluid, distinctions between liberals and conservatives are also blurring. The shift, seen in recent Supreme Court showdowns, is a quiet phenomenon that's 20 years in the making.
Shhh! Pro Bono's Not Just for Liberals Anymore
The American Lawyer
July 9, 2007