Resources

If you’re not finding what you’re looking for, search our old site. We are still in the process of migrating content to our new site.

Search for resources using one or more of the criteria below. Hold down control or option to select multiple strategies or regions.

  • Search by Keyword

  • Select Key Strategies

  • Select Regions

Showing 13 resources matching your search criteria. (Total of 63.)

  • Report

    The Growth of Pro Bono in Europe Europe, Pro Bono

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Using the Power of Law for the Public Interest A Report by Lamin Khadar for the 10th Annual European Pro Bono Forum A modern pro bono movement is beginning to emerge in Europe. Although the tradition of pro bono practice stretches as far back as ancient and medieval Europe, modern pro bono practice has been developed anew, especially since the 1990s, by NGOs, foundations, and private lawyers. The emergence of modern pro bono practice in Europe was aided by the growth and internationalization of US and UK law firms committed to the institutionalization of pro bono in all of their offices, which has also coincided with a decline in legal aid in Europe. This report documents the long history of pro bono in Europe, with a special emphasis on developments in the past 10 years, which have witnessed significant activity toward building a culture of and the infrastructure for pro bono practice in Europe. Some of the field’s central debates and dilemmas, especially for its future, are captured here as a part of that review. This summary is a general overview of the issues covered in PILnet’s 10-year report, put together by Lamin Khadar. The full report, in a PDF printable version, will cover all of these issues in depth and will be available on this page shortly. Read more

  • Report

    2012 PILnet Financial Statement United States

    PILnet's 2012 audited financial statement. Read more

  • Report

    Civil Legal Aid in the Western Balkans: Achievements, Opportunities and Risks Legal Aid, Balkans

    Dan Manning, 2012. This report was prepared on behalf of a network of legal services NGOs in the Western Balkans, known as the Ohrid Initiative for Free Legal Aid. The purpose of the report is to call attention to achievements of legal aid organizations, opportunities to create stable institutions promoting legal empowerment, and the risk that the investments already made will be lost. This report is the outcome of an exploratory visit to Kosovo made by the author Dan Manning and PILnet's Dmitry Shabelnikov in the spring of 2012. Read more

  • Report

    2010 PILnet Pro Bono Report Europe, Pro Bono

    PILnet  (then known as the Public Interest Law Institute), November 2010. This report outlines PILnet’s pro bono efforts and achievements. Read more

  • Report

    Legal Education in England and Wales Legal Education

    Julian Lonbay, report prepared for PILnet (then Public Interest Law Institute), August 2010. The first part of the report describes the legal practice in two jurisdictions of the U.K.: England and Wales. The second part addresses the increasing flexibility of legal services in England and Wales and the need for legal education to adapt to this new scenario. Read more

  • Report

    The Development of Legal Education in the United States Legal Education, North America

    Margaret M. Barry, Jon C. Dubin, and Peter A. Joy, report prepared for PILnet (then Public Interest Law Institute), August 2010. The first part of this report provides a history of legal education in the United States. It then proceeds to discuss the state of legal education in the United States today. Read more

  • The Second European Forum on Access to Justice: Forum Report
    Report

    The Second European Forum on Access to Justice: Forum Report Legal Aid, Central and Eastern Europe

    PILnet (then Public Interest Law Initiative) and Open Society Justice Initiative, Budapest, 2005 This report offers a narrative summary of the proceedings of the Second European Forum on Access to Justice held in Budapest on February 24-26, 2005. Read more

  • Access to Justice in Central and Eastern Europe: Forum Report
    Report

    Access to Justice in Central and Eastern Europe: Forum Report Legal Aid, Central and Eastern Europe

    PILnet (then Public Interest Law Initiative), Interights, Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, and Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Budapest, 2003 The report provides a detailed account of the European Forum on Access to Justice held in Budapest in December 2002 in collaboration with the Open Society Justice Initiative. Read more