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from the basics of starting a project to more complex issues including compiling legislative history, tracking down unpublished decisions or locating court documents.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


From the Collection: Effective Closing Arguments in Criminal Cases

Posted: Nov 25, 2014

On December 4th, the Social Law Library will be presenting a continuing legal education course on Effective Closing Arguments in Criminal Cases.  Need resources on the topic now? Here are just a few of the books in our collection that will help you make the best closing argument during your next trial.

Closing Arguments: The Art and the Law by Jacob A. Stein. West, 2010
 4th floor Reading Room                KF8915 .S74

Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell  by Paul Bergman. West, 2013.
4th floor Reading Room                 KF8915.Z9 B47 2013                                       

 Trial Objections Handbook by Roger C. Park. West, 2001.
4th floor Reading Room                 KF8935 .P37 2001

Trial Techniques and Trials by Thomas A. Mauet. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013.
4th floor Reading Room                 KF8915 .M38 2013

Trial Tactics by Stephen Saltzburg. American Bar Association, 2012
4th floor Reading Room                 KF8915 .S25 2012

Trying Cases to Win: In One Volume by Herbert J. Stern, Stephen A. Saltzburg. American Bar Association, 2013.
4th floor Reading Room                                KF8915 .S75 2013

Looking for more something else? Ask one of our Reference Attorneys for suggestions by calling (617)226-1520 or emailing