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With help from Ryerson Law Research Centre, CLEO has put together an annotated bibliography of research on public legal education and information. This is a work in progress and we continue to add research reports on an ongoing basis.

To search for a report by keyword, use the “Search” text bar at the top right hand corner of the page. Or, to filter the database by authoring organization, topic, country, date or keyword in the report title, see below.

Help us make this a useful and comprehensive resource. Let us know if we’ve missed a report, or if your organization has conducted  research relating to PLE that’s not included here. You can reach us at info@plelearningexchange.ca. Thank you!

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Effectiveness of public legal assistance services: A discussion paper Digiusto, Erol Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales Evaluation Australia 2012
A Literature Review: Examining the literature on how to measure the ‘successful outcomes’: quality, effectiveness and efficiency of Legal Assistance Services Curran, Liz Australian Attorney-General's Department Evaluation Australia 2012
We Can See There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel Now – Demonstrating and Ensuring Quality Service to Clients Curran, Liz Legal Aid ACT Evaluation Australia 2012
Encouraging Good Practice in Measuring Effectiveness in the Legal Service Sector Curran, Liz Australian National University Evaluation; Needs assessments Australia 2013
The outcomes of community legal education: a systematic review Forell, Suzie; Karras, Maria Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales Access to Justice; Evaluation Australia 2014
Community legal education and information at Legal Aid NSW: activities, costs and future planning Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales Evaluation; Formats and delivery channels; Needs assessments Australia 2015
Shepparton sessions for newly arrived communities: Evaluation report June 2011 Costi, Angela Victoria Legal Aid Evaluation Australia 2016
An evaluation resource book for public legal education and information organizations Currie, Janet Department of Justice Canada Evaluation Canada 1986
Report on a Community Review of LSS Publications on Violence Against Women in Relationships Feindel, Pat Legal Services Society of British Columbia Evaluation Canada 2009
Evaluation of the LawLINK Project: Final Report Focus Consultants Legal Services Society of British Columbia Evaluation Canada 2005
Some Facts and Figures from the Civil Justice System and the Public Stratton, Mary Canadian Forum on Civil Justice Evaluation Canada 2010
Access to Justice Metrics: A Discussion Paper Standing Committee on Access to Justice, Canadian Bar Association Canadian Bar Association Evaluation Canada 2013
A Developmental Evaluation Primer Gamble, Jamie A. A. The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Evaluation Canada 2008
Review of the BC Family Public Legal Education and Information Resources Reid, Gayla Legal Services Society of British Columbia Evaluation Canada 2012
The Civil Justice System and the Public: Highlights of the Alberta Pilot Gander, Lois Elaine; Lowe, Diana Canadian Forum on Civil Justice Evaluation Canada 2005
Evaluation of Public Legal Education and Information: An Annotated Bibliography Cader, Lindsay Department of Justice Canada Evaluation Canada 2002
Family law information hub project evaluation, Final report Atlantic Evaluation Group Inc. PLEI Service of New Brunswick Evaluation Canada 2011
Findings of the settlement.org evaluation survey Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants Evaluation; Newcomers, immigrants or refugees Canada 2013
Findings of the Settlement.org evaluation survey Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants Evaluation Canada 2013
Just between you and me: a peer public legal education and information (PLEI) programme for women in family violence situations Broad, Gayle Department of Justice Canada Evaluation; Indigenous peoples Canada 2004
Evaluation of Public Legal Education and Information: An Annotated Bibliography Department of Justice Canada Evaluation Canada 2013
Extending the Reach of Legal Aid: Report on the Pilot Phase of the Legal Health Check-Up Project Currie, Ab Canadian Forum on Civil Justice Access to Justice; Evaluation; Formats and delivery channels; Health and justice Canada 2015
Public Legal Education and Information Formats and Delivery Channels Byrne, Patricia Legal Services Society of British Columbia Evaluation; Formats and delivery channels Canada 2014
An evaluation of the Clicklaw Wikibook “JP Boyd on Family Law”: Phase 1 Final Report Bertrand, Lorne D. Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family Evaluation; Formats and delivery channels; PLE development and delivery Canada 2015
Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family: Annual Report 2016 Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family Canadian Research Institute for Law and the Family Evaluation Canada 2017