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Research and Litigation

Research and Litigation

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Need research help? Massachusetts Trial Court Librarians are available to help you find what you're looking for. You can contact them in six ways: text, online chat, email, instant messaging as well as telephone or in-person help.

You can also chat with or e-mail a government information librarian at Government Information On-line if you need help finding information from government agencies of all levels (local, state, regional, national international) on almost any subject from aardvarks to zygomycosi.

Also, each week MCLE makes some of its online materials available to the general public -- for free.  

The MLRI Advocacy Guides on a wide variety of topics, including food stamps, unemployment insurance, TAFDC, tenants rights, utilities and MassHealth can be downloaded for free from the masslegalservices.org website. Or, go to the MCLE website to purchase a hard copy.

Clearinghouse Review is a journal for legal services and equal justice advocates.  It is published six times a year by the Shriver Center. The current issue, as well as a searchable archive of past issues, is viewable on their website, povertylaw.org/clearinghouse Register at the Clearninghouse website to get free access to Clearinghouse Community resources, including the journal.

Latest Content

02/01/2016 - Sean J. Kealy, Boston University School of Law
The article provides an overview of the legislative process in Massachusetts.  It includes sections on: the Massachusetts... Read more
06/23/2016 - Massachusetts Court System Self-Help Website
An overview of the procedures for appeals of state agency decions in Massachusetts.  Includes: Frequently Asked Questions about... Read more
02/10/2016 - Margaret H. Marshall, C.J.
Affidavit of Indigency materials from the Supreme Judicial Court website and the Mass Courts website:  The following are forms... Read more
08/17/2015 - Statistical Atlas
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