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  • New Fire Code Regulations

    As the Boston Globe reported in Sunday’s paper, the state’s fire code will be updated on January 1, 2015. Most noticeable is the adoption of more strict chemical safety regulations, as well as hold-open clips for gas station pumps. Read Full Article
  • All-star panel instructs members on effective closing argument strategies

    In 1770, John Adams closed his defense of British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre Trials by saying, “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” The spirit of Adams’s emphatic defense lived on last Thursday, December 4, 2014, at the “Effective Closing Arguments in Criminal Cases” seminar. Read Full Article
  • From the Collection: Cloud Computing

    Have you signed up for our December 11th seminar, How (and Why) to Move Your Practice to the Cloud? We’ve put together a reading list on cloud computing so that you can learn more before or after this seminar. The following books provide overviews of the laws and regulations surrounding cloud computing, explain how to integrate it in into your firm’s practice, and provide useful recommendations on which applications and websites to consider using. Read Full Article
  • Supreme Judicial Court Announces Interim Procedure for Attorney and Self-Represented Party Participation in Juror Voir Dire

    Press Release - The Supreme Judicial Court today announced an interim procedure to implement a new statute, St. 2014, Chapter 254, Section 2, which grants attorneys and self-represented litigants the right to participate in juror voir dire in the Superior Court. Voir dire is the part of the jury impanelment process during which prospective jurors are questioned before they are chosen to sit on a jury. Read Full Article

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