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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.

Newton Assistance for Veterans

United States Department of Defense

Click on the seal for news, issues, branches of the military.  Sign up for RSS feed, read a blog.

Courts and the Armed Forces


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The Military Law Review (ISSN 0026-4040) is the premier U.S. Armed Forces journal of military legal scholarship. It has been published quarterly by The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School (JAGS), U.S. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia External Link since 1958. The Review is "designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties," and "provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research."

Military Commissions

Find Guantanamo Bay cases and others.

Women and the Military

The Defense Department supports the continuing education and empowerment of military women as they risk their lives to protect our nation. This American Forces Press Service special report takes a closer look at the contributions of women in the U.S. armed forces as they continue to lead our nation's defense into the future.

Current and historic tribute to women in the military.

Hiring Veterans

Hiring Our Heroes | Photo Courtesy U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Justice for Vets

Military Law Overview & Resources

Citizenship and Military Service

Exploring Education: For Service Members and Students Interested in the Military

Resources on educational programs, colleges and funding choices for military service members, and for students interested in ROTC programs.

Military Families

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Massachusetts Law about Veterans

Massachusetts Veterans Advisor: Benefitting Veterans and their Families