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Law Overviews & Guides

Comprehensive guides and overviews of legal topics intended for advocates; in general, do NOT code simple fact sheets or client education materials with this term.

11/13/2013
Maura Healey

Boston Bar Journal article about Goodridge, DOMA and marriage by Maura Healey who is now Attorney General of Massachusetts

11/13/2013
Richard Yurko

Boston Bar Journal article about marriage equality, DOMA and families.   

09/24/2014
Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

This document provides links to resources regarding the Massachusetts adoption of the Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Juris

09/02/2014
MMPI, MassBudget and MLRI

This budget brief summarizes MassHealth and health reform spending in the 2015 budget. 

09/09/2014
Pauline Quirion, Greater Boston Legal Services

Copy of regs and brief summary attached .

08/15/2014
Pauline Quirion, Greater Boston Legal Services

People whose petitions to seal their criminal records of cases ending in a NON-CONVICTION (dismissal, nolle prosequi, or not guilty findi

08/20/2014
Pauline Quirion, GBLS

Here is an analysis of the new SJC case and what it means - information for advocates on the new "good cause" standard set forth in Commo

03/09/2014
Linda Landry, Disability Law Center

An overview of the process, for attorneys and advocates.

07/23/2014
Thomas Mela

Article on the website, National Opportunity to Learn, about the history of Chapter 222, by Tom Mela, ~~Senior Project Director at Massac

07/30/2014
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Another great resource from the Center on Budget in D.C.

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