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“Are you open to the public?”  Yes, we most certainly are!  You do not need to be an attorney to make use of our services.  We are committed to providing access to anyone in need of legal information.
In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, access to justice is a constitutional right guaranteed by Article XI of the state constitution’s “Declaration of Rights”:

Every subject of the Commonwealth ought to find a certain remedy, by having recourse to the laws, for all injuries or wrongs which he may receive in his person, property, or character. He ought to obtain right and justice freely, and without being obligated to purchase it; completely, and without delay; conformably to the laws.

Access to justice, however, without access to information is meaningless.  The mission of the Trial Court Law Libraries is to provide timely, efficient access to legal information to all.

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