In recent years, Alan Houseman has issued biennial update reports on events in civil legal aid.
These are prepared for the International Legal Aid Group (ILAG).
They are handy, comprehensive summaries useful to anyone who follows civil legal aid in the US.
Civil legal aid biennial update: 2019 (101-page PDF)
Includes sections on civil legal aid and access to justice. Covers events in the US from July 2017 to December 2019
These reports are prepared by Alan Houseman, President of the Consortium for the NEJL.