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THE REFERENCE BLOG

  • Getting the Most out of HeinOnline

    Posted: Mar 01, 2019
    Your HeinOnline subscription through the Social Law Library gives you instant access to millions of legal documents. But because HeinOnline has such a wealth of material, it can be overwhelming to formulate and run a search—and no one has time to sift through thousands of results in the off chance that one of them is exactly on point. Read Full Article
  • “Rosie D.” Class Action Lives On

    Posted: Feb 13, 2019
    ​On February 7 United States District Court Judge Michael Ponsor refused to release the state of Massachusetts from federal supervision of the mental health care it provides to children on the public insurance program, MassHealth. The class action lawsuit, known as Rosie D. v. Baker, has been in process since 2001. Read Full Article
  • SJC Affirms Teen Texter’s Conviction

    Posted: Feb 07, 2019
    The Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michelle Carter, who repeatedly called and texted her boyfriend to go through with suicide in his truck, even as he had second thoughts. Read Full Article