American Bar Association Legal Specialists Programme (USA)
Through its International Pro Bono Legal Specialist Program, the ABA Rule of Law Initiative provides legal expertise and technical assistance to emerging democracies around the globe as they modify and restructure their laws and legal systems.
Amnesty International (UK)
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all.
Business in the Community (UK)
Business in the Community is a unique movement of over 800 of the UK's top companies committed to improving their positive impact on society.
Canadian Forum on Civil Justice
This independent organisation brings together the public, the courts, the legal profession and the government to promote an accessible civil justice system.
CHF International (USA)
Founded in 1952, the Cooperative Housing Foundation--now known simply as CHF International-- their mission is to be catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic and environmental conditions. They serve more than 20 million people each year.
Citizens Advice Bureau (UK)
It the largest advice-giving network in the United Kingdom with over 60 years experience helping people resolve their debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems. Help is available to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, disability or religion.
Community Lawyers Inc.
According to their website, Community Lawyers, Inc. was formed to formalize mentoring opportunities for first-generation pre-law and college students to expose them to opportunities in, and the challenges of the legal profession and the needs of low- and moderate-income clients.
IBA's Media Law and Freedom of Expression
This site aims at creating a strong global network which will allow media lawyers to support and learn from each other. It also provides up-to-date news and upcoming events and a wide range of resources including reports, case summaries and links to other organisations.
In Motion (USA)
InMotion offers hope to low-income women who need free legal services.
International Commission of Jurists (EU)
The ICJ provides legal expertise at both the international and national levels to ensure that developments in international law adhere to human rights principles and that international standards are implemented at the national level.
International Law Book Facility (UK)
The International Law Book Facility is a UK-based registered charity. It provides printed legal texts to legal professional bodies, advice centres, pro bono groups, law schools, institutions and individuals involved in access to justice in common law jurisdictions of Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.
Justice Initiative, Open Society (USA-based)
The Open Society Justice Initiative, an operational program of the Open Society Institute (OSI), pursues law reform activities grounded in the protection of human rights, and contributes to the development of legal capacity for open societies worldwide.
Legal Resources Centre (South Africa)
The LRC is a human rights organization in South Africa. They use the law as an instrument of justice for the vulnerable and marginalised, including poor, homeless, and landless people and communities who suffer discrimination by reason of race, class, gender, disability or by reason of social, economic, and historical circumstances.
Media Legal Defence Initiative
The Media Legal Defence Initiative helps media and journalists defend their rights by providing direct financial support, representation for journalists and media outlets before international tribunals, as well as training and education programmes for both lawyers and journalists on media law.
Micro Credit Enterprises (USA)
MicroCredit Enterprises is committed to reducing poverty by mobilizing private investment capital to finance micro-businesses of poor families throughout the developing world. MicroCredit Enterprises gears its entrepreneurial results to produce jobs, sustain micro-businesses and improve human lives.
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (USA)
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest is a nonprofit, civil rights law firm that strives for social justice.
Pro Bono UK
ProBonoUK.net Limited was formed in 2003 as a registered charity to establish,run and develop this website, which aims at advancing pro bono legal work.
Proyecto ACCESO (USA, English and Spanish languages)
It is the Pan-American rule of law training and public education program headquartered at California Western School of Law in San Diego.
Public Interest Intellectual Property Advisors (PIIPA)
PIIPA is the global non-profit resource for developing countries and public interest organizations seeking expertise in intellectual property matters to promote health, agriculture, biodiversity, science, culture, and the environment. PIIPA provides worldwide access to IP professionals who can advise and represent such clients pro bono publico (as a public service).
Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau (UK)
We provide Free, Confidential, Impartial legal and procedural advice and assistance to anyone who is a litigant in person in these courts regardless of their race, gender, sexuality or disability. Although we are here primarily to assist court users, we may be able to assist others who do not have a case going through the court.
The site is meant to be a virtual meeting place for people involved with providing pro se assistance or directing pro se and self help programs.
The Center for Justice and Accountability (USA)
CJA uses litigation to hold perpetrators individually accountable for human rights abuses, develop human rights law, and advance the rule of law in countries transitioning from periods of abuse.
The Doing Business Project- United Nations
They provide objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 178 countries and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.
The Innocence Project (USA / UK)
The project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. As a non-profit legal clinic, where law students handle case work while supervised by a team of attorneys and clinic staff.
The Pro Bono Project (USA)
Non-profit organisation which started as a project of the Louisiana Bar Foundation in 1986. The Pro Bono Project works in collaboration with other social service providers to improve the quality of life for bothclients andthe community.
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
UNCITRAL's modernises and harmonizesthe rules on international business.