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Reports | Policies | Reference Guides | Court Filings in Support of Access to Justice

DOJ & DOI Expert Working Group Report: Native American Traditional Justice Practices (PDF) (September 2014)

DOJ Funded Indigent Defense Publications

Reducing Homeless Populations’ Involvement in the Criminal Justice System:  Resource Guide (PDF) (May 2012)

Searching out Solutions:

Promising Practices for Language Access in Federal Administrative Hearings and Proceedings (PDF) (February 2012)

Foreclosure Mediation: Emerging Research and Evaluation Practices (PDF) (January 2012)

Access to Justice on Campus

Expert Working Group Report: International Perspectives on Indigent Defense (PDF) (September 2011)

To view an article on this Expert Working Group published in the October 2011 NIJ Journal, please see Indigent Defense: International Perspectives and Research Needs

Access to Justice for Victims of Domestic Violence Fact Sheet (PDF) (December 2010)

Emerging Strategies For Effective Foreclosure Mediation Programs (PDF) (November 2010)


ATJ Language Access Policy (PDF)

Guide to the AmeriCorps State and National Program for Legal Aid Organizations (PDF) (September 2016)

Federal Resources for Tribal Criminal Defense & Juvenile Delinquency Representation (PDF)(December 2013)

Legal Aid Helps Successful Reentry (PDF) (August 2013)

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) (PDF) (February 2013)

A Guide to the AmeriCorps VISTA Program for Legal Services Organizations (PDF) (July 2012)

Courts and Indigent Defense Providers: U.S. Department of Justice Resource Guide (PDF) (March 2013)

Updated October 24, 2018