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Wayne, Brian, Kirsten and Jessica, are here to help with all of your research needs. We have more than 80 years combined experience in the practice of law and legal research and are happy to help with everything from the basics of starting a project to more complex issues including compiling legislative history, tracking down unpublished decisions or locating court documents. We also provide specialized Research Services. To find out more click here. To contact us call (617) 226-1520 or email Reference@socialaw.com.

THE REFERENCE BLOG

  • Economic Rescue Package Becomes Law

    Posted: Mar 30, 2020
    On March 27 Congress passed and the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist individuals, businesses and state and local governments dealing with the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Article
  • COVID-19 Resources

    Posted: Mar 23, 2020
    The Social Law Library is closed to patrons at this time, but the Reference Staff is still answering research requests and assisting with online research. For now there are staff onsite to assist with scanning and shipping books, and should the situation change the Reference Staff will still have access to many databases that are typically available onsite only (Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law) to pull documents and perform research for our members, thanks to the cooperation of these vendors. Read Full Article
  • Keep Up With Emergency Regulations with Social Law Notifications.

    Posted: Mar 18, 2020
    As the Covid-19 emergency goes on Massachusetts state agencies will be issuing emergency regulations affecting businesses and consumers. Social Law members can subscribe to regular notifications with the full text of emergency regulations as they appear in the Massachusetts Register. The Library generally sends out these notifications the Friday that the Register is published. To subscribe click here: http://phplist.socialaw.com/?p=subscribe&id=1 Read Full Article
  • Littler Employment Treatises Online!

    Posted: Dec 03, 2019
    All Social Law Library members can now search and browse employment treatises from Littler Mendelson in Fastcase. There are currently 79 publications available, spanning a wide range of topics: discrimination, visas, data protection, collective bargaining, wage and hour obligations, independent contracting and more. Read Full Article