Federal procedures, codes and court rules.
Federal Rules of Evidence
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
U.S. Code Collection
United States Court of Appeals (1st Circuit) Rulebook
Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
First Circuit Local Rules
First Circuit Internal Operating…
The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries have formatted a number of Massachusetts Rules of Court for free download to ebooks and ebook readers (such as Kindles, Nooks, iphones, ipads, etc.) Volumes available include:
Mass. Rules of Civil Procedure
Mass. Rules of…
An overview of the procedures for appeals of state agency decions in Massachusetts. Includes:
Frequently Asked Questions about Appeals from Administrative Agency Decisions under General Laws ch.30A
Administrative Appeals: Transcripts FAQ
30A Administrative Appeals Checklist
List of links to the federal courts, including the First Ciruit Court of Appeals, and the federal District Courts within the First Circuit.
Website of First Circuit Court of Appeals
First Circuit Rulebook
Website of United States District Court, District of…
This handy free app is brought to you by Suffolk University Law School's Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation. The App gives you direct access to a variety of useful litigation resources, including court rules and information, right from your mobile device or tablet. Click…
Links to Massachusetts primary law and court rules, compiled by the Massachusetts Trial Court Library. Includes
Acts and Resolves
Code of Mass. Regulations (CMR)
Mass General Laws (Legislature's website)
Selected Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court…
Affidavit of Indigency materials from the the Mass Courts website:
The following forms and related documents used to request waiver, substitution or payment of court fees and court costs by the Commonwealth pursuant to G. L. c. 261, § 27B. can be found on the…
The Massachusetts Guide to Evidence is prepared by the Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law. According to the Guide's introduction, the "Guide presents evidence law as it currently exists, replete with explanatory notes and citations to governing…
New Small Claims Court Rules went into effect in October 2009. According to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, these "amendments address many of the issues identified by the Working Group in collection cases, and four in particular: increased certainty of service, insufficiently detailed…
Click the "Go to Website" link below to download the handbook, which is intended to provide the public and the bar with information needed to conduct business with the United States District Court of Massachusetts, from the the court's website..
Prepared by the Court Personnel Working Group of the Supreme Judicial Court Steering Committee on Self-Represented Litigant
This Guide provides court personnel with practical guidelines to help them provide effective assistance and useful information to court users.
It sets forth guidelines…