California Sargent Shriver Pilots

  1. California Sargent Shriver Pilots


    1. Tamara Audi, 'Civil Gideon' Trumpets Legal Discord, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 17, 2009, available at

    2. Kevin G. Baker & Julia R. Wilson, Stepping Across the Threshold: Assembly Bill 590 Boosts Legislative Strategies for Expanding Access to Civil Counsel, 43 Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y 550 (2010), available with free subscription at

    3. Brian Brophy, Civil Right to Counsel Through the States Using California's Efficiency Project As A Model Towards a Civil Gideon, 8 Hastings Race & Poverty L. J. 39 (Winter 2011).

    4. California Political Desk, California Becomes Nation's First State to Assure Lawyers in Civil Cases, American Chronicle (Oct. 13, 2009).

    5. Editorial, (Penny) Wise Justice for California, LA Times (Sept. 25, 2009), available at

    6. Editorial, Waiting in California, New York Times (Oct. 4, 2009), available at

    7. Bob Egelko, Chief Justice Seeks Lawyers for Poor in Civil Cases, San Francisco Chronicle (Dec. 20, 2006), available at

    8. Bob Egelko, State-Funded Attorneys For Low-Income Residents Have Success, SFGate (July 29, 2017), available at

    9. Michael A. Fagalde, Editorial: There 'Oughta Be a Law', Mariposa Gazette (Oct. 11, 2009), available with subscription at

    10. Judicial Council of California, Report to the Judicial Council: Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act: Selection of Pilot Projects (April 29, 2011), available at The minutes of the meeting approving the selections in the Report are at

    11. Sarah Conn Martin, Appointed Counsel in Civil Cases: How California's Pilot Project Compares to Access to Counsel In Other Developed Countries, 37 J. Legal Prof. 281 (Spring 2013).

    12. Greg Moran, Poor Getting Free Lawyers in Some Civil Cases, U-T San Diego (Aug. 31, 2012), available at

    13. Clare Pastore, California's Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act Tests Impact of More Assistance for Low-Income Litigants, 47 Clearinghouse Rev. J. of Poverty L. and Pol'y 97 (July-Aug. 2013), available with free subsciption at

    14. Clare Pastore, Gideon is My Co-Pilot: The Promise of Civil Right to Counsel Pilot Programs, 17 U.D.C. L.R. 75 (Spring 2014), available at

    15. Mathew Pordum & Catherine Ho, New Law Creates Right to Counsel, Daily Journal (Oct. 13, 2009), available at

    16. Recent Legislation, Access To Justice — Civil Right To Counsel — California Establishes Pilot Programs To Expand Access To Counsel For Low-Income Parties, 123 Harvard L.R. 1532 (2010), available at

    17. Toby Rothschild, The Shriver Act Advances the Cause of Civil GIdeon, LA Lawyer (Mar. 2018), available at

    18. Steven D. Schwinn, Equal Access to Justice in California, Constitutional Law Prof Blog (Sept. 28, 2009), available at

    19. United Press International, California Expands Legal Help for Poor, (Oct. 27, 2009), available at

    20. Staff Writer, Assembly Bill Proposes Right to Counsel in Civil Cases, Metropolitan News (March 5, 2009), available at

    21. Carol Williams, California Gives the Poor a New Legal Right, LA Times (Oct. 17, 2009), available at