LegalAidResearch: NLADA website about civil legal aid


NLADA has launched a new website called

Thanks to a generous grant from the Public Welfare Foundation, the National Legal Aid & Defender Association has developed this research database providing free access to research reports and other documents about evidence-based practices and research results on civil legal aid. The site provides access to over 250 different studies, which are now ready to browse. is the new home for all academic and field research regarding civil legal aid, and all resources are publicly available. Methods and techniques in research and analysis have dramatically improved in recent years and as a result, there is now a wealth of data available to  inform and enhance the work of legal service providers. This brand new site will keep you up to date with the latest publications, as well providing an historical catalog of critical studies dating back to the 1970s.
Featuring a sophisticated content filtering option, LegalAidResearch also has dedicated areas for the following audiences:

  • Nonprofits: research analysts, administrators, civil legal aid providers, pro bono programs
  • Government: policy analysts, advisors, administrators, practitioners, court officials, politicians
  • Education: university researchers and lecturers, teachers, students
  • Media and information management: journalists, librarians