Reporting Copyright Infringements

Notice And Procedure For Making Claims Of Copyright Infringements

Note: the following information is provided exclusively for notifying the Social Law Library that your rights in copyrighted material may have been infringed upon. All other inquiries, such as requests for technical assistance, reports of email abuse, or piracy reports, will not receive a response through this process. For such other matters contact

To report claims of copyright infringements on this Site, please notify:

Wayne E. Hartwell, Esquire
Social Law Library
John Adams Courthouse
One Pemberton Square, Suite 4100
Boston, MA 02108
e-mail (preferred):
Fax: (617) 523-2458
Phone: (617) 523-0018, ext. 336

Attorney Hartwell is the agent designated under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. Law 105-304, 17 U.S.C. § 512 (c)(2) (1998), to receive notices of infringement on this Site. Please note that a notice of infringement must comply with the requirements of 17 U.S.C. § 512 (c)(3). For further information, contact the United States Copyright Office at

Termination Policy for Repeat Infringers

As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Pub. Law 105-304, 17 U.S.C. § 512 (i)(1)(A) (1998), the Social Law Library has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers and account holders of the Social Law Library’s Site who are repeat infringers, as follows:

When, after notifications of claims of infringement pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512 (c)(3) and the conclusions of the counter-notice procedures and/or court actions, if any, provided for by § 512, it is established to the sole satisfaction of the Executive Director of the Social Law Library that a Site subscriber has, while a subscriber, engaged in a third act of unauthorized use of copywritten material or other infringing activity in violation of the copyright laws, his or her subscription shall be terminated immediately. All re-applications for subscriptions by terminated Site subscribers shall be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512 (i)(1)(A), this posting constitutes notice to subscribers to this site of the foregoing policy.

Notice: Acceptance of Site Terms of Use

Use of this Site is subject to certain Terms of Use, which constitute a legal agreement between you and the Social Law Library. By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the Site Terms of Use. Please review the Site Terms of Use, and if you do not agree to the terms, do not use this Site.