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In the almost 30 years David and I have owned and operated Magnus Research Consultants, we have been privileged to work on several high profile pro bono cases. Pro bono means “for the public good” and it is usually performed by attorneys for free, that is, at no cost to their clients. Many lawyers are committed to working on pro bono cases; in fact, large law firms often have a pro bono practice in which several attorneys work on behalf of their clients. Magnus has been involved in some horrifying pro bono cases, including mentally ill prisoners who were abused; indigent children who were subjected to medical experimentation without their knowledge or consent; a domestic assault victim who shot her assailant in self defense; a young boy who was charged as a adult for murder; and a military veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress who was charged with a particularly violent murder. On every pro bono case in which we have worked, Magnus, like our attorney clients, has received no remuneration for our work, meaning we have donated our time and resources to “the cause.” I have even participated in an entire trial of one of our pro bono cases, at no cost to our clients. Without exception, the attorneys with whom Magnus has worked on pro bono cases have been at the top of their profession. We have had the opportunity to meet, and work with, the best civil and criminal defense attorneys in the country. These attorneys’ dedication to their clients and their commitment to obtaining justice for people who have experienced atrocities is unsurpassed. Why do we do pro bono work? Because, just as the attorneys who are committed to performing work for the public good, I am committed to helping them by giving psychology away. Since Magnus’ founding in 1993, and continuing into the future, pro bono work is just what we do.