Bibliography of Resources 2


Bibliography of Resources

Reports & Deskbooks

• ABA Deskbook for government pro bono attorneys

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/government_attorneys.html

• Access to Justice: Opening The Courthouse Door, David Udell and Rebekah Diller, Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law (2007)

http://brennan.3cdn.net/297f4fabb202470c67_3vm6i6ar9.pdf

• Agenda For Access: The American People and Civil Justice ABA (1996)

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/downloads/sclaid/agendaforaccess.pdf

• Best Practices for the Administration of Court-Sponsored Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Programs, Access to Justice NY State Courts (2010)

http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/nya2j/pdfs/NYSA2J_BestPracticesVLFD.pdf

• Best Practices in Court-Based Programs for the Self-Represented: Self-represented Litigation Network (2008)

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/sclaid/atjresourcecenter/downloads/best_practices_7-08.pdf

• Best Practices for Court Help Centers and Programs to Assist Unrepresented Litigants, New York State Courts Access to Justice Program (December 2009)

http://www.nycourts.gov/ip/nya2j/pdfs/NYSA2J_BestPracticesHelpCenter.pdf

• Civil Legal Aid in the United States an Update for 2009, Center for Law and Social Policy (July 2009)

http://www.clasp.org/admin/site/publications/files/CIVIL-LEGAL-AID-IN-THE-UNITED-STATES-2.pdf

• Civil Legal Assistance for All Americans, Jeanne Charn & Richard Zorza (2005)

http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/equalaccess/documents/selfrep07/SystemChange/bellow-sacks.pdf

• Civil  Legal Services, Low-Income Clients Have Nowhere to Turn Amid the Economic Crisis, Brennen Center for Justice (2010) 

http://brennan.3cdn.net/ed5d847dfcf163a02a_exm6b5vya.pdf

• Deskbook for Pro Bono Attorneys, (2009)

http://www.courts.mo.gov/hosted/probono/index.htm

• Documenting the Justice Gap in America, Legal Services Corporation (2007)

http://www.lsc.gov/JusticeGap.pdf

• Making Pro Bono a Priority, Bar Leaders Handbook, ABA (1996)

http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/downloads/probono/barleader2.pdf

• Handbook on Limited Scope Legal Assistance, Modest Means Taskforce of ABA (2003)

http://www.abanet.org/litigation/taskforces/modest/report.pdf

• Maryland: Local Pro Bono Committee Resource Manual, Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Service, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. (2003)

http://www.courts.state.md.us/probono/pdfs/resourcemanual.pdf

• Supporting Justice II, A Report on the Pro Bono Work of America’s Lawyers, The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service (February 2009)

http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/2011_build/probono_public_service/report2_2011.authcheckdam.pdf

• Unequal Access to Justice: A Comprehensive Study of the Civil Legal Needs of the Poor in Indiana, (2008)

http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probono/attorneys/reports/unequal-access-full.pdf


Resolutions

Conference of Chief Justices, Resolution 23, (2001)

http://ccj.ncsc.dni.us/AccessToJusticeResolutions/resol23Leadership.html

The Conference of Chief Justices Resolution VII - Encour­aging Pro Bono Services in Civil Matters, February (1997)

http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=40794

ABA Resolution 121 C (2006)

http://www.abanet.org/renaissance/downloads/121C.pdf


Statutes

Section 105.711.2(5), RSMo (state malpractice protection for volunteer attorneys) 

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C100-199/1050000711.HTM

Section 514.040, RSMo (In forma pauperis)

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/c500-599/5140000040.htm

Section 537.117, RSMo (immunity of charitable organization officers)

http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/c500-599/5370000117.htm

Volunteer Protection Act, 42 USC Sections 14501-05

http://uscode.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t41t42+8302+0++%28%29%20%20AND%20%28%2842%29%20ADJ%20USC%29%3ACITE%20AND%20%28USC%20w%2F10%20%2814501%29%29%3ACITE%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20


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