All Aboard! ABLL Needs You.

Dear Members, On behalf of ABLL and the Nomination Committee I am requesting submissions for candidacy for soon to be open ABLL Board positions. Please consider serving as a member of an important and dynamic group overseeing programs and policy for a vibrant Boston-area law librarian organization.  Established over 50 years ago, ABLL continues to serve the law librarian community – but only through the support and involvement of its members. New to the organization … Read more

Nomination Committee Call for Volunteers

Calling all ABLL Volunteers! ABLL is an all volunteer organization, so it goes with saying that member involvement is crucial to our viability and success.  One important task is the nomination of members to serve on the ABLL Board. This year I will be chairing the Nomination Committee tasked with finding members to fill the following positions: V.P./President-Elect Secretary Director at Large V.P. of Membership V.P. of Technology Please contact me if you would like … Read more

Communications This committee oversees communications to and from the Association and is responsible for updating membership on activities of the Board and committees. Contact: Carolyn Keery – ckeery@hinckleyallen.com Sponsorship & Events This committee is responsible for soliciting sponsorships, organizing social events, and collaborating with the Education Committee on venues. Contact: Christine Spindler – christine.spindler@morganlewis.com Technology This committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Association’s Website and all technology-related programs and initiatives. Contact: … Read more

Notice of Proposed Changes to ABLL Bylaws

The purpose of this post is to provide notice, as required by Article XVI of the Bylaws of the Association of Boston Law Librarians (ABLL), as to proposed changes to be voted on by the membership at its upcoming Business Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, May18th, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. It is proposed that the ABLL Bylaws be amended as follows: Amend Article III, Section 1(a) by adding … Read more

LLNE/ABLL Spring 2016 Meeting Registration Now Open

Access to Government Information* Friday, April 8, 2016 Northeastern University School of Law   We will be spending the day discussing the role of law libraries and the government in providing access to this information, and why it is so critically important. Registration is $50 for LLNE members, and $40 for ABLL members**. Space is Limited! Register today at http://lawlibraryguides.neu.edu/LLNE2016.   *Special thanks to Helen Vlachos, VP/President-Elect,  for all her hard work in collaborating with … Read more

Extension until May 4 for Comments on Proposed Public Access to Court Record Rules

January 26th, 2016 Following is a message sent via email from the Mass. Appeals Court: Please note the following update:  In response to requests for extensions of time, the Trial Court Committee on Public Access to Court Records has extended the comment period for all comments to May 4, 2016.  All comments received will be made available for the public on the committee’s web page. See http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/rules-of-court/rule-changes-invitations-comment/proposed-trial-court-rule-xiv-access-to-court-records.html   The Committee appreciates your continuing interest in … Read more