Category Archives: Committee News

Announcement from AALL’s Government Relations Office: free training!

Emily Feltren, Director of AALL’s Government Relations Office, announces that registration for AALL’s free online training, Advocating for Information Policy Change on Capitol Hill, (April 11 at 11:00 a.m. CDT), is now open. This training is designed to sharpen your … Continue reading

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Changes to LLNE’s Service Committee

By Michael VanderHeijden I’m writing to relay a change to the LLNE Service Committee approved by a vote of the attending members at the Fall meeting in Salem, MA. In an effort to more effectively pursue two divergent initiatives (service … Continue reading

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Service Committees Raise $7,700 for New England Innocence Project

By Jessica Almeida In conjunction with the fall meeting, the Service Committees for LLNE and SNELLA partnered up to raise funds for the New England Innocence Project (NEIP).  Since 2000, the NEIP has been promoting criminal justice reform and exonerating … Continue reading

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LLNE/SNELLA Service Project: New England Innocence Project

By the LLNE Service Committee For the upcoming fall meeting, Hysteria, Hyperbole, and Witch Hunts: 1697 & 2017 on November 17th, the Service Committees from both LLNE and SNELLA have teamed up to raise funds for the New England Innocence … Continue reading

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LLNE’s 2017 AALL Award Winners

The LLNE Membership Development Committee would like to recognize the following LLNE members who have won awards granted by AALL: AALL Spectrum Article of the Year: Pat Newcombe, Western New England University School of Law Library LexisNexis/John R. Johnson Memorial … Continue reading

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LLNE Makes Its Voice Heard at Meeting regarding Massachusetts Appellate Decisions

On June 26th, the Reporter of Judicial Decisions for Massachusetts held a listening session for stakeholders to voice concerns about the possibility of decisions from the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to an online format.  Various LLNE … Continue reading

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Help us support UELMA in Massachusetts!

UELMA (Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act) is once again before the Massachusetts Legislature as H. 812, sponsored by Carmine L. Gentile and currently in the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. LLNE member (and head of its Government Relations Committee’s Subcommittee … Continue reading

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SolutionsWear: Service Committee Project for the LLNE Spring Meeting

By the LLNE Service Committee Because the theme for the spring meeting (register here!) is professional development, the service committee asks you to consider donating professional clothing, toiletries, or money to SolutionsWear. SolutionsWear provides interview-appropriate clothing and accessories to homeless … Continue reading

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Government Relations Committee update

By Anne McDonald and Emilie Benoit, Co-Chairs, LLNE Government Relations Committee Massachusetts UELMA Bill Thanks to the tireless advocacy of the UELMA in Massachusetts Subcommittee of the LLNE GRC, the UELMA bill is making its way through the Massachusetts legislature. H … Continue reading

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Helping My Neighborhood Library through the LRIP Program

By Emily Todd* Legal literacy is an important area that can often be overlooked by public librarians, despite the fact that our patrons come to us regularly with questions involving a variety of legal issues. While I cannot interpret the … Continue reading

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