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

Welcome Back Event – September 20, 2016

Kick off the start of the new ABLL year at the Hard Rock Cafe. Event begins at 5:30 pm. RSVP by September 10: christine.spindler@morganlewis.com Click the following link for more information: 2016 Fall Event Brochure  

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

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

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

Spring Educational Meeting, March 29

Please join us for the ABLL Spring Educational Meeting on March 29th from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Suffolk University Law School for a program entitled The Present Day Evolution of Law Librarianship.  Please see the invitation for details.  RSVP to Carolyn Trask by March 27th.