General CRTC - Model Acts and Resolutions

  1. Alaska Bar Ass'n Pro Bono Comm., Resolution in Support of Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Individuals in Certain Civil Cases (Sept. 2008).

  2. American Bar Association, Principles of a State System for the Delivery of Civil Legal Aid (Aug. 2006), available at http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_atj_tencivilprinciples.authcheckdam.pdf.

  3. American Bar Association, Resolution 104 (Model Access Act) (Aug. 2010), available at http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_104_revised_final_aug_2010.authcheckdam.pdf.

    1. James Maxeiner, A Right to Legal Aid: The ABA Model Access Act in International Perspective, 13 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L 61 (2011), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1791209.

    2. Philadelphia Bar Association, Resolution to Cosponsor the American Bar Association's Resolutions Adopting the Proposed ABA Model Access Act and ABA Basic Principles of a Right to Counsel in Civil Legal Proceedings (May 25, 2010), available at http://www.philadelphiabar.org/page/ResMay10_2.

  4. American Bar Association, Resolution 105 (Basic Principles of a Right to Counsel in Civil Legal Proceedings) (Aug. 2010), available at http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_105_revised_final_aug_2010.authcheckdam.pdf.

  5. American Bar Association, Resolution 112A (urging right to counsel in civil cases involving basic human needs) (Aug. 2006), available at http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_06A112A.authcheckdam.pdf

    1. Arkansas Access to Justice Commission, Resolution in Support of Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Individuals in Certain Civil Cases (2008) (on file with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel).

    2. Bob Glaves, Executive Director, Chicago Bar Foundation, Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) Position on The ABA's "Civil Gideon" Proposal (June 15, 2006) (on file with the National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel).

    3. Hawai'i Justice Foundation et al., Achieving Access to Justice for Hawai'i's People, The Community Wide Action Plan: Ten Action Steps to Increase Access to Justice in Hawai'i by 2010 and The 2007 Assessment of Civil Legal Needs and Barriers of Low- and Moderate-Income People in Hawai'i (Nov. 2007), available at http://www.nlada.org/DMS/Documents/1197404731.95/Hawaii%20Legal%20Needs%20Study%2011-07.pdf.

    4. Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Barriers to Access to Justice in Massachusetts: A Report, With Recommendations, to the Supreme Judicial Court (June 2007), available at http://www.mlac.org/publications.html.

    5. Massachusetts Bar Association, [Massachusetts Bar] House of Delegates Unanimously Supports Principle of Civil Gideon, Lawyers e-Journal (May 23, 2007), available at http://www.massbar.org/publications/e-journal/2007/may/523/hod.

    6. Pennsylvania Bar Ass'n. Legal Services to the Public Cmte., Resolution in Support of Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Individuals in Certain Civil Cases (2007), available at http://www.philadelphiabar.org/page/CivilGideonResources?appNum=4.

  6. American Bar Association, Resolution 301 (Use of TARP fund for Civil Gideon Projects) (Feb. 2010), available at http://www2.americanbar.org/sdl/Documents/2010_MY_301.pdf.

  7. Bar Association of San FranciscoResolution 01-06-2006 Proposed to Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations (2006).

  8. California Model Statute Task Force

    1. The California Model Statute Task Force, State Basic Access Act (Feb. 8 2008), available at http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/state_basic_access_act

    2. The California Model Statute Task Force, State Equal Justice Act (Nov. 3 2006), available at http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/state_equal_justice_act.

    3. Clare Pastore, The California Model Statute Task Force, 40 Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y 176 (2006).

  9. Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations, Resolution 01-06-2006, available at http://calconference.org/html/wp-content/Archives/R2006/01-06-06.pdf.

  10. Legal Aid of North Carolina Board of Directors, Resolution Regarding Support of American Bar Association's "Civil Gideon Resolution" (Dec. 4, 2009), available at http://www.legalaidnc.org/public/learn/board/resolutions/2009-12-04-aba-civil-gideon-resolution.aspx.

  11. Maryland Access to Justice Commission, Interim Report and Recommendations (Fall 2009), available at http://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/speccol/sc5300/sc5339/000113/012000/012139/unrestricted/20100016e.pdf.

  12. Massachusetts Bar Association, Lawyers e-Journal, House of Delegates Unanimously Supports Principle of Civil Gideon (May 23, 2007), http://www.massbar.org/publications/e-journal/2007/may/523/hod.

  13. New York State Bar Association, Resolution Approving the Report and Recommendations of the President's Committee on Access to Justice (Nov. 2008).

  14. New York State Legislature, C00776 / B02995 (June 18, 2015), available at http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=C00776&term=2015&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Memo=Y&Text=Y.

    1. Joel Stashenko, Legislature's Resolution Supports Civil Gideon, New York Law Journal (June 29, 2015), available at http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/home/id=1202730718872/Legislatures-Resolution-Supports-Civil-Gideon?mcode=1202617075062&curindex=0&slreturn=20150526194323/.

  15. North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission, Initial Report (May 2008), available at http://www.ncequalaccesstojustice.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/fullsummitreport.pdf.

  16. Pennsylvania Bar Ass'n. Legal Services to the Public Cmte., Resolution in Support of Recognizing a Right to Counsel for Indigent Individuals in Certain Civil Cases (2007), available at http://www.philadelphiabar.org/page/CivilGideonResources?appNum=4.

  17. Philadelphia Bar Association, Resolution Calling for the Provision of Legal Counsel for Indigent Persons in Civil Matters Where Basic Human Needs Are at Stake (Apr. 30, 2009), available at http://www.philadelphiabar.org/page/RESOLUTION_CALLING_FOR_THE_PROVISION_OF.

  18. Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission, Commission Supports a Civil Right to Counsel (June 16, 2011), available at http://wisatj.org/support-for-civil-right-to-counsel.