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Access to Justice Commissions: Increasing Effectiveness Through Adequate Staffing and Funding

Download our 2018 report examining access to justice commissions nationwide, offering an in-depth analysis of their structures, activities, staffing, and funding, as well as best-practice recommendations. DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE.

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Standards for the Monitoring and Evaluation of Providers of Legal Services to the Poor

Provides guidance regarding the legitimate purposes and appropriate scope of monitoring and evaluation.

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Agenda for Access: The American People and Civil Justice

This work builds on earlier reports on the ABA's Comprehensive Legal Needs Study. It offers policy conclusions that might be drawn from the legal needs study. The executive summary is provided here.

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Legal Needs and Civil Justice - A Survey of Americans

This is the summary findings of the 1994 ABA Comprehensive [Civil] Legal Needs Study. This work presents the major findings of the study. (Because this document contains 15 charts inserted as images, it is an unusually large file.)

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