"A simple strategy of leveling access to expertise on both sides of the table can produce outcomes that are sustainable, supportive of human rights, and strengthen the rule of law." <Read>
"Our goal is to empower just development. To us, this means making legal expertise available when civil society organizations and least developed country governments need it most - when social, economic, and political changes can be guided and supported by processes that are fair and just." <Read>
"Impact - everyone is talking about it. Globally, the need is more urgent than ever, and ISLP is making a real difference."
"Together, this team has provided over $70 million of pro bono help, sent hundreds of volunteers overseas and built a network of 40 law firm supporters. These accomplishments were celebrated during ISLP's spectacular 10th Anniversary celebration..."
"It hardly seems possible that more than ten years have elapsed since the two of us met over lunch in a Washington restaurant and began to develop our vision of establishing a worldwide corps of volunteer lawyers to help address some of the world's most pressing problems..."
"In the few short pages of this report, we try valiantly to capture the stories and impact of ISLP's work in 2010. As the numbers show, we provided nearly 28,000 hours of high level pro bono services and sent 81 experienced lawyers overseas to work with governments, legal aid offices, bar associates and NGOs, while also deploying the talent and resources of 44 law firms..."
"I sit down to write this letter having just returned from a two-week trip to Liberia and Sierra Leone. What struck me particularly were the tremendous opportunities for economic transformation and political progress - and the obstacles facing both countries in realizing these opportunities. Among these are a dearth of experienced professionals available to help..."