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The Trial Court Law Libraries are located across Massachusetts to provide access to legal information. Here you will find information about library locations, services and history. Please stop in - we are here to help you with your legal information needs. 

200 Years of Free Legal Information: From County Law Libraries to Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries  pdf format of 200 Years of Free Legal Information
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An online book tracing the history of public law libraries in Massachusetts. 

Law Library Locations

Locations, directions and contact information for the Trial Court Law Libraries

Law Library Services & Policies

Information on the law libraries' services, including circulation, reference and more.

Accessibility of the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

Information on physical accessibility, TTY/TDD and more.

History of the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

The first of our law libraries were founded in 1815. Trace the history of the Trial Court Law Libraries from those early days, through consolidation in 1978, to our current mission and philosophy.


If you have questions, comments or corrections related to this webpage, please contact the law libraries' webperson. For questions about legal information, please contact our Reference Librarians.