The Brooklyn Daily Eagle featured BLS in a recent article detailing how New York law schools are addressing the 50 hours of pro bono work required for getting a license. The new rule, which takes effect in 2015, aims to help fill the legal needs of New York's poor, and will apply to those sitting for the 2015 New York State bar exam. Brooklyn Law School offers 30 clinics and externship programs, easily meeting the state requirement. A new clinic, the Elder Rights Clinic, will also be offered this fall. “If Brooklyn Law School cannot adhere to the new law, no school can,” Dean Nick Allard said.
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