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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Cinema of Law Film Series Posted on Feb 27

Our Berkshire Law Library is happy to present their third annual Cinema of Law series! Films about the law will be shown in the auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum again this year on Tuesdays in March. Each of the films in the film series will   …Continue Reading Cinema of Law Film Series

Acts and Resolves 1692-2008 Available Posted on Feb 25

Updated! We reported last month that Acts from 1876-2008 were available online, but now there are nearly 200 more years of coverage. The Massachusetts Acts and Resolves from 1692-2008 are now available online through the State Library. Apparently this is the product of the partnership   …Continue Reading Acts and Resolves 1692-2008 Available

Expungement of Record After Dismissal of Complaint OK Posted on Feb 6

Yesterday, in Commonwealth v. Boe, 73 Mass. App. Ct. 647, the Mass. Appeals Court ruled that a district court judge could expunge a criminal record after a complaint was dismissed, and was not limited to sealing the record under MGL c.276, s.100C. “It is one   …Continue Reading Expungement of Record After Dismissal of Complaint OK