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Poverty Law Research Guide

This guide covers researching poverty law.


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Legal Assistance for the Poor

Books & Treatises

  • Hidden Agendas: What is Really Behind Attacks on Legal Aid Lawyers?, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, KF336 .H53 2001 and online. Provides a good overview and history of legal aid, plus recent professional and political issues facing legal aid attorneys.
  • Federal Practice Manual for Legal Aid AttorneysKF336 .F43 2004 and online from the Shriver Center.

Journals & Journal Articles

See information about journals on the General Poverty Law Resources page. 

  • Dialogue MagazineKF336 .D53 and online (1998-present). Magazine of the ABA Division for Legal Services. Topical information on the delivery of legal services to low and moderate-income people.

Research Guides & Web Resource Guides

Programs & Organizations