Data, Fact Sheets & Charts

General Information: What is LSC? The U.S. constitution guarantees access to a lawyer when someone is accused of a crime. But, there is no constitutional right to an attorney when someone faces a...
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is committed to increasing access to data to help grantees, the media, and the public understand the nature of civil legal needs and the services available to address individual and families in need.
The resources below are intended to help people who are new to data analysis become better acquainted with techniques and tools for accessing, analyzing, and visualizing data. We welcome any suggestions you may have for additions to the guidance and resources on this page. If you are a legal service provider and are willing to share guidance, examples, or templates for the benefit of other programs, we would be interested in featuring that work here.
This page provides access to browse our bibliography of empirical studies covering a variety of civil legal aid related topics. Most are peer reviewed articles; others are substantive resources published by reputable organizations. Where possible, links to the resource are provided.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is committed to increasing access to data to help grantees, the media, researchers and the public understand the nature of civil legal needs and services. In addition to making data open and accessible via DATA.GOV, LSC provides access to research data in a variety of formats for secondary analysis. Each data file comes with a detailed codebook.
The tools below are designed to provide easy access to data about the nature of civil legal needs and the services available to address them. This includes dashboards, a tool to quickly access key Census demographic data, and a gallery of thumbnails that link to LSC and non-LSC tools on topics relevant to civil legal aid providers.
Find Legal Aid LSC is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. The Corporation currently provides funding to...
LSC awarded 26 Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) to 24 legal services organizations in 21 states for a total of $3,884,257. Among the 26 funded initiatives are projects that enhance online self-help...

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