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  • LGBT Rights in the June Collection Spotlight

    Posted: Jun 01, 2018
    For Pride Month, the Library is highlighting collection resources on the history of gay rights legislation and litigation as well as books with practice advice for attorneys representing gay clients in business, employment and family matters. Read Full Article
  • Fastcase – Search United States Primary Law from Your Office

    Posted: May 01, 2018
    Need primary law from a jurisdiction other than Massachusetts? Our Fastcase database has appellate-level decisions for all fifty states and federal district and appellate courts. Fastcase also has keyword-searchable versions of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations as well as many states’ statutes and regulations. Fastcase even annotates statutes by automatically linking to cases that have cited to them. Read Full Article
  • Year-Round Tax Guidance

    Posted: Apr 03, 2018
    Time is short: tax returns are due in a couple of weeks. But Social Law members with last-minute tax questions have access to a wealth of resources on federal, state and local taxation not only now, but all year long. This month we’re highlighting our vast collection of reporters, treatises, legislative histories, and more that can guide you in resolving tax issues for families, businesses and non-profit organizations. Read Full Article