Studies, Reports, and Pilots

  1. Laura Abel and Susan Vignola, Economic and Other Benefits Associated with the Provision of Civil Legal Aid, 9 Seattle J. for Soc. Just. 139 (Fall/Winter 2010) available at http://www.law.seattleu.edu/Documents/sjsj/2010fall/Abel.pdf.

  2. Kevin G. Baker & Julia R. Wilson, Stepping Across the Threshold: Assembly Bill 590 Boosts Legislative Strategies for Expanding Access to Civil Counsel, Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y (2010).

  3. Boston Bar Association Task Force on Expanding the Civil Right to Counsel, Gideon's New Trumpet: Expanding the Civil Right to Counsel in Massachusetts (Sept. 2008), available at http://www.bostonbar.org/prs/reports/GideonsNewTrumpet.pdf.

  4. Boston Bar Association Task Force on Expanding the Civil Right to Counsel, The Importance of Representation in Eviction Cases and Homelessness Prevention (March 2012), available at http://www.bostonbar.org/docs/default-document-library/bba-crtc-final-3-1-12.pdf.

  5. Russell Engler, Connecting Self-Representation to Civil Gideon: What Existing Data Reveal about When Counsel is Most Needed, 37 Fordham Urb. L.J. 37 (2010), available at http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2321&context=ulj

  6. D. James Greiner, Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak, & Jonathan Hennessy, How Effective Are Limited Legal Assistance Programs? A Randomized Experiment in a Massachusetts Housing Court (Oct. 24, 2011) (draft), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1880078.

  7. D. James Greiner, Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak, & Jonathan Hennessy, The Limits of Unbundled Legal Assistance: A Randomized Study in a Massachusetts District Court and Prospects for the Future, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 901 (Feb. 2013), available at http://cdn.harvardlawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/vol126_%20greiner_wolos_pattanayak_hennessy.pdf.

  8. Maryland Access to Justice Commission, Implementing a Civil Right to Counsel in Maryland (2011), available at http://mdcourts.gov/mdatjc/pdfs/implementingacivilrighttocounselinmd2011.pdf.

  9. John Pollock, Recent Studies Compare Full Representation to Limited Assistance in Eviction Cases, 42 National Housing Law Bulletin 72 (March 2012).

  10. Rebecca Sandefur, Elements of Professional Expertise: Understanding Relational and Substantive Expertise through Lawyers' Impact, American Sociological Review, vol. 80, 5: pp. 909-933 (Oct. 2015), available at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0003122415601157.

  11. Rebecca Sandefur, The Impact of Counsel: An Analysis of Empirical Evidence, Seattle J. for Soc. Just. (Fall/Winter 2010), available at http://www.law.seattleu.edu/Documents/sjsj/2010fall/Sandefur.pdf