PILnet (then Public Interest Law Institute), Moscow, 2010

This book comprises a collection of writings that address major issues related to the organization of subsidized legal aid programs.

Based on the results of comparative studies performed by PILnet and its partners, the book presents major approaches to the definition and verification of legal aid eligibility, quality assurance of subsidized legal aid, and management and financing of legal aid programs. It also provides comprehensive analysis of international documents concerning the right to legal assistance and a detailed overview of subsidized legal aid programs in Russia.