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Item                             Publisher|Creator            Format                Summary

NY state ATJ Comm
Barnett, Helaine M., Chair
Report
2022 annual report focusing on civil legal services funding, court process simplification, and rural attorney shortage.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. Covers May 2019-Dec 2021 (70-page PDF).
AppalReD Legal Aid
Timeline
3-page history of Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc., known as “AppalReD Legal Aid", which serves eastern and south central Kentucky,
CNEJL
Lewis, Michael K.
Report
Five-page overview of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the US by recognized expert mediator/arbitrator.
Jun 8, 2020
MA, National, NY, PA
University of North Carolina (UNC) Press
Mayeux, Sara
Book
Important new history published June 2020. Includes focus on the organized legal profession's role and attitudes.
ABA
Report
Attractive color 12-page PDF with selected accomplishments and milestones.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. Covers July 2017-Dec 2019 (101-page PDF).
Tatel, David
Tatel, David
Speech
Judge Tatel has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit since 1994. The 5-page article is his remarks delivered at the LSC's 45th anniversary luncheon and focuses on the transition from the OEO Legal Services Program to the LSC.
CNEJL
Report
Congress has imposed three phases of restrictions on who can be served and what can be done by civil legal aid programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation.
CNEJL
Houseman, Alan
Report
This history describes why the LSC no longer funds a “support” infrastructure that backs up direct providers. Much of it continues with other funding.
CNEJL
Houseman, Alan W. & Perle, Linda A.
Report
Authoritative 65-page history for a general audience. The best short introduction in existence, written by people who where there.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. Covers July 2015-Dec 2017 (103-page PDF).
National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel
Pollock, John
Web page
One page overview of the history and general status. Web page on the site of the national organization that focuses on the issue.
Legal Services of New Jersey
Report
Attractive report with many photos, chronology of milestones, and national context. (61-page PDF)
Legal Services of New Jersey
Website
Website that includes a 13 oral histories, 13 individuals named in the Circle of Honor, and a Mileposts timeline of dozens of major cases and other specific achievements starting in 1969.
California Rural Legal Assistance
Manzo, Ray, Managing Editor
Report
Beautifully-designed, 92-page color report with organization's history and annual report toward the end.
California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)
Online timeline
Interactive online 50-year timeline page on CRLA website. Has links to historical documents for deeper research.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. Covers June 2013-Dec 2015 (58-page PDF).
May 1, 2015
FL, MD, National, NY, OH, TX, VA
CNEJL
Houseman, Alan
Report
Recounts the history of anti-poverity civil legal aid and finds that it helps clients avoid costs, stabilize their lives, receive benefits, and rise from poverty. (65-page PDF)
Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Report
Incorporated in 1905, it is the fifth-oldest legal aid society in the world. The attached history is an attractive 11-page PDF that includes national context.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (41-page PDF).
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (48-page PDF).
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (46-page PDF).
Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati
Casey-Leininger, Casey F.
Book
Well-written and designed black-and-white 106-page book on the history of the seventh legal aid society formed in the US. Written by a local history professor focused on social justice who knows the city well.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (31-page PDF).
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Barnett, Helaine M.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by LSC President for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (14-page PDF).
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (31-page PDF).
Fordham Urban Law Journal
Houseman, Alan W.
Journal article
Landmark article that summarized status of civil legal aid after LSC restrictions imposed, and recommended further change, including stronger base of public support at the local level and an integrated, comprehensive statewide system.
International Legal Aid Group (ILAG)
Houseman, Alan W.
Report
Biennial national report on recent developments. Written by an American for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG) conference. (17-page PDF).