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Exceptional Research Facilities
Our state-of-the-art facilities in the newly renovated John Adams Courthouse include personal computers, word processing software, printers, wireless and high-speed Internet access, and access to our CD-ROM collection as well as Shepard's and LexisNexis. Plus numerous job-hunting resources...
LexisNexis (beginning July 1, 2010)
Available for free to paying members while at Social Law Library. Includes Shepard’s Citations, traditional access to all federal and state cases, statutes, regulations and court rules. Members will have access to national coverage of jury verdicts and hyperlinks to thousands of law reviews and Matthew Bender publications.
A comprehensive online database of 50-state and federal court opinions, statutes and regulations, available from your own desktop, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
SLL Online Databases
Members are granted unlimited access to Social Law's searchable online substantive databases at no additional charge. These include Supreme Judicial Court, Appeals Court, Superior Court, Housing Court, Land Court, Massachusetts General Laws, Code of Massachusetts Regulations, Business Litigation Session, State Building Code, Massachusetts Rules of Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Federal District Court of Massachusetts, and more.

Members may also subscribe to any, or all, of the Library's Administrative Law Databases: Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission, Appellate Tax Board, Bid Protest Decisions of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Board of Bar Overseers, Board of Conciliation & Arbitration, Board of Registration in Medicine, Contributory Retirement Appeals Board, Dept. of Environmental Protection, Dept. of Industrial Accidents, Division of Insurance, Dept. of Public Utilities, Housing Appeals Committee, Joint Labor-Management Committee, Division of Labor Relations, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Office of the Attorney General, State Ethics Commission.
Document Delivery Service
The Library offers full document delivery services available 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Anything in the Library collection can be photocopied and then e-mailed, faxed, mailed, delivered by Federal Express, or picked up by courier. The average turnaround time for most orders is less than an hour. This is a fee-based service, but fees for Library members are significantly reduced.

Liberty Mutual Insurance: Social Law Library members receive savings on Auto, Home and Renters Insurance through a special group discount from Liberty Mutual. For more information visit or call Tom Milani at 1-800-320-7591, x50052. back to top

Staples Business Advantage is an endorsed vendor for office and technology supplies for the Social Law Library. As a member of the Social Law Library, you can take advantage of member benefits, including discounted pricing and free next day delivery. To sign up for this program, click here, login and then click on the Staples link or email Stephanie Kaufmann at back to top

Garber Travel: Discounts of $50-$125.00 on cruise ship bookings. Flight only reservations reduced to $15.00 service fee. Pick up a Garber Travel flyer at the Membership desk. Call Garber at 978-921-1711 or 800-748-6728. back to top

Choice Hotels: Take advantage of our Social Law Library organization discounts of 5-15% off standard room rates, Age 50+ 10%, and by calling 1-800-424-6423 and mentioning Age 60+ 20-30% discounts apply. Please call the Membership Office for more information. In order to register and begin to save on your reservations you'll need our ID number 00711388. Reservations back to top

Fitcorp Club Memberships: $100.00 discount from joining fee of $150.00. Monthly fee reduced by $10.00 per month for Social Law Library members. Various fitness center locations to choose from. For more information visit or contact Andrea Glasier at back to top

YOGA at Social Law: A yoga/mindfulness program at Social Law.  Amanda Merk, 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor, will be offering gentle yin yoga, pranayama (breathing exercises) and mindfulness meditation techniques on Monday’s at 12:00 noon in the Social Law Library. Space is very limited.  Please email to reserve a space.

FTG Technologies
FTG Technologies, headquartered at 11 Beacon Street, is a single-source provider of advanced voice communication networks, 24/7 monitoring, maintenance, and support services.  FTG specializes in telephony, data networking, wireless, voice/data cabling and security solutions.  

FTG offers Social Law members a 10% discount for all telephone systems maintenance plans supporting Avaya, Nortel and Cisco systems. This is an exclusive offer for Social Law members to reduce your monthly operating costs and improve your service levels within a matter of days.

For a free, no-obligation quote or to learn more about the SLL membership discount program, please call Michael Caron at 617-367-7474 or visit us on the web at

Women's Fitness of Boston at 27 School Street, Boston --50% off enrollment fee of $99, you pay $49. One free week trial membership; Free 1/2 hour with trainer, free daily locker, fitness schedules provided. Mention you are a member of the Social Law Library. Call 617-227-1221 or visit for more information. back to top

Metro Catering: Social Law Library members receive a 10% discount on all catered afternoon/evening events. Make your next reception, cocktail party, or holiday gathering a smash hit and save 10% too! Call 617-248-6886 and ask for Frankie. back to top

Discounts on Canon Copiers and Printers from New England Copy Specialists (NECS). NECS Canon has been serving area businesses since 1965 and is the largest independent copier dealer in New England (BBJ, 2004). To learn more about the SLL membership discount program, call Peter Cruikshank at 800-321-6327, Ext 7741 (781-983-1802 mobile). back to top

ProPrint Boston at 410 Boylston Street offers Social Law Library members a 10% discount on in-house services including: printing, photocopying, binding and design. Just mention you are a member of the Social Law Library. Call Jay Arthur at 617-267-4113 for more information or to place your order. back to top

Daily and Monthly Discount Parking Rates at the Government Center Garage: Members receive a daily special rate of $19 for any 12-hour period (the regular daily rate is $35) and a monthly rate of $330 for 24-hour unlimited access (a savings of $20). Chaser tickets for the daily rate are available Monday-Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM in the Membership Office and are limited to five tickets, per account, per week. Please call the Membership Office for more information.

Important Parking Information for Government Center Garage:
Daily Parkers and Visitors

Once you have entered the facility by pulling a ticket, PLEASE TAKE YOUR TICKET WITH YOU. Each ticket is magnetically encoded with the date and entry time of the vehicle.

Before returning to your vehicle:

  • Proceed to the automatic pay station located in the Elevator Lobbies on Levels 1, 2 and 3 with your Parking Ticket and your Chaser Ticket.
  • Insert your parking ticket into the pay station. Then insert the Chaser Ticket. The pay station will automatically calculate your discounted parking fee or validate your ticket.
  • Insert cash or credit card as payment if prompted. Your ticket will be encoded as paid or validated and returned to you.
  • Proceed to your vehicle with your Parking Ticket. You will have 20 minutes to exit the facility to avoid any additional charges.

Please call the Membership Office for more information. back to top

Center Plaza Garage: Evening parking is available after 4:00 PM in the Center Plaza Garage for only $8 - please see the Membership Office or Circulation Desk to pick up your discount ticket. back to top

Alamo: Association membership rates up to 10 % discount and unlimited mileage. Reserve mid-size or full and get one free day. Reserve mid-size or Sport Utility Vehicle and get 10 % off. Our special ID number is: 706768. back to top

Suffolk's "Center for Advanced Legal Studies" provides CLE Discounts to Library Members. Members of the Social Law Library are eligible to enroll in Suffolk's CLE programs at the discounted "co-sponsorship/alumni/new lawyer rate" listed on the fee schedule for each program. For more information consult the Center for Advanced Legal Studies' web site or call the Center directly at 617-573-8627. back to top

Citizens Bank: As a Social Law Member, when you open a Commercial Checking account, you are eligible to receive these and other benefits from Citizens Bank at no additional cost: free introductory checks, no wire transfer fees from IOLTA accounts, free fax confirmation on incoming wire transfers on IOLTA accounts, no monthly maintenance or miscellaneous fees, client funds management account. Call Richard Dowd at 617-994-7105 for more information. back to top

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