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Yearly Archives: 2005

Heat! Posted on Oct 13

On a day that’s 52 degrees and feels much colder, it’s time to review the state’s heating requirements. You can find the Minimum Heating Guidelines for workplaces at Law About Winter Heating. Basically, they require heat to be provided ranging from 50-60 degrees in foundries to   …Continue Reading Heat!

Our Unsung Heroes Posted on Oct 11

We’re thrilled to announce the nomination of four of our staff members as “unsung heroes” in the October 10, 2005 issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Richard Adamo of the Essex Law Library, Andrew Montalto and Linda Hom from the Middlesex Law Library and Diane Connell   …Continue Reading Our Unsung Heroes

Melanie’s Bill Posted on Oct 11

Work continues at the State House on Melanie’s Bill, a law enhancing the penalties for drunk driving, named after 13-year-old Melanie Powell, who was killed by a repeat drunk driver in 2003. On September 28, 2005, the House passed a weakened version of the law,   …Continue Reading Melanie’s Bill

SJC Oral Argument Archive Posted on Oct 6

Our Mass. Case Law page has been amended to reflect the new archive available of SJC oral arguments.