*History of Civil Legal Aid. National Legal Aid and Defender Association. (A one page overview of history and current situation.)
* Alan Houseman, Civil Legal Aid in the United States: An Update for 2017. A Report for the International Legal Aid Group., December 2015. (A report on the situation in 2015 and 2017)
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 pdf. Provides a good overview and history of legal aid, plus professional and political issues facing legal aid attorneys.