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POL 215: Courts, Law & Politics: Law Libraries & Legal Clinics


Harvard Law School building

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Local Law Libraries

Boston College Law Librar

  • requires a BLC Consortium Card - ask at Clapp Service Desk
    • access may be limited at end of semester

Boston University Pappas Law Library

  • Access Policy
    • need Wellesley ID or BLC Consortium card
    • note access hours
    • no access during BU exam period

Harvard University Law Library

  • Access policy
    • Note hours
    • No access during Harvard exam period
    • Application process, requires a fee

Massachusetts State Library

  • Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court decisions online from 2001+
  • Use L/N Academic Legal Research for cases prior to 2001
  • NOTE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm    

Northeastern University Law Library

  • Access Policy
    • Need BLC Consortium card
    • Note hours for visitors are limited to weekdays 9-6

Legal Clinics

These programs may be a good source of a case you can examine: