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Law: QuickStart Guide

This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for finding legal information and is intended for public library users and librarians.

At-A-Glance

Do you have a LAW QUESTION???  Ask a law librarian. 

ALSO: Dial-a-Lawyer for free, 5:30-7:30 pm on the 1st Wednesday of every month.  Coming up 2017: March 1 ; April 5 ; May 3 ; June 7 ; July 5 ; August 2 ; September 6 ; October 4 ; November 1 ; December 6

"To use Dial-A-Lawyer, call (617) 338-0610 on the first Wednesday of the month between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m."

 

What's New

Supreme Court of the United States

A Term of the Supreme Court begins, by statute, on the first Monday in October.

 

  • We are no longer accepting initial requests for DACA, but we will adjudicate initial requests for DACA accepted by Sept. 5, 2017.
  • We will no longer approve advance parole requests associated with DACA.
  • We are only adjudicating DACA renewal requests received by Oct. 5, 2017, from current beneficiaries whose benefits will expire between Sept. 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018.
  • https://www.uscis.gov/daca2017
  • Frequently Asked Questions (can be set to espanol)

Massachusetts Bar Association's Dial-A-Lawyer offers free legal advice on the first Wednesday of each month.

call (617) 338-0610 on the first Wednesday of the month between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

2017:  October 4, November 1, December 6

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Voter Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 18

City of Newton Elections Office

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/elections/default.asp

Online Voter Registration System

http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/elections/register_to_vote.asp

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