Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Are you new to eBooks?

We've heard from lots of people who want to try our new court rules ebooks, but are unfamiliar with or intimidated by the process of downloading and installing them. This Thursday May 31, at 1:00, we are offering a free brown bag lunch at the Lawrence Law Library that will offer hands-on assistance in getting the ebooks on your device. So come, bring your lunch and your ipad/tablet/smart phone, and leave with Massachusetts court rules in the palm of your hand! Go to our instructions page to do it yourself!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Mass. Bar Association Task Force Report Recommends More Practical Experience for Law Students

The Massachusetts Bar Association Task Force on Law, the Economy and Underemployment issued a report, "Beginning the Conversation," that discusses the reasons and potential solutions for the underemployment of recent Massachusetts law school graduates.  One recommendation was for more practical experience and externships for law students.  Another suggestion was to enhance transactional training through legal writing programs.