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

End of Summer Party – Sept. 21st

What:  The End of Summer Party (f/k/a The Fall Event, f/f/k/a The Welcome Back Party) When:  Monday, September 21, 2015 – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where:  Downtown Harvard Club of Boston, One Federal Street What Else:  You will need to show a photo ID when you check in with the security desk in the lobby of this building. Why Not:  Join your friends and colleagues to launch ABLL’s 50th Anniversary Year!  This celebration features an … Read more

It’s Time to Renew Your ABLL Membership

The ABLL Board is busy planning our Golden Year with educational and social events! We are excited to announce reduced membership dues for this membership year. Individuals, vendors and shared memberships are now $110. Students, retired and unemployed memberships are now $40. The 2015-16 membership form is now available.  We are again offering payment via PayPal  (using the email address andrea.rasmussen@ropesgray.com).  Please return your form (no matter your form of payment) and your check to: Kara Mack, … Read more

Annual Business Meeting @ Hampshire House on May 7

The annual Business Meeting will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2015 (12:00 – 2:00 p.m.) at the Hampshire House. We will be voting on the slate of officers and important issues pertaining to ABLL’s Articles of Organization.  If you are not going to be at the meeting, you must cast your vote one week prior to the meeting (Thursday, April 30th) via email; you will need to contact the VP of Membership, Kara Mack, to … Read more

Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexes

Posted by AALL CRIV Bloog (3/21/14):   Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexes March 21, 2014 by Liz Reppe Leave a Comment This is a reposting from the AALL Advocacy listserv, for those who did not see it yesterday. *** Hi Advocates— Last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reported out the Federal Register Modernization Act (HR 4195). The bill, introduced the night before the mark up, changes the requirement to print the … Read more

A Heartfelt “Thank You” from Georgia

As you may or may not know, Georgia Ypsilantis was  recovering from a serious injury over the spring when she received a floral arrangement from all of us at ABLL. She wanted to extend her sincere thanks to everyone and figured the best way to do that was to send her thoughts along to me in a note and I would relay them to you. I’m sure she would love to do it in person, … Read more

ABLL Educational Meeting, February 29, 2012

Please plan to join your ABLL colleagues and friends at the  February ABLL Luncheon to be held on February 29, 2012 from Noon to 2:00. Our speaker will be Goodwin Procter LLP’s Litigation Knowledge Manager David Hobbie.  David is a proponent of using web technologies to enhance information sharing and discovery inside and outside the legal enterprise.  He will speak to us about the future of enterprise information discovery; offering insight into what tools and approaches leading information management … Read more