Legal Research

The following websites can be used to look up Massachusetts and U.S. laws, regulations and court decisions:

Massachusetts General Laws (search by keyword or section number, or browse by section)
Code of Massachusetts Regulations
List of DOC Policies in English
List of DOC Policies in Spanish
United States Code
Code of Federal Regulations

Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

Opinions of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and Court of Appeals (search by date, party name, number or keyword)

United States Supreme Court decisions (search by party name or keyword)

FindLaw (search for decisions and laws by topic or jurisdiction)

Cornell Legal Information Institute (text of federal and state laws and regulations, recent cases, and more information)