Moakley Law Library

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Law Library Announcements & Resources in Response to COVID.

Student Resources
The Moakley Law Library is dedicated to helping you succeed and thrive in your classes and beyond – from research support and trainings, and helping you access resources, to Zoom support – we are here for you! Click on the student resources link above for more details.

Distance Education Resources
Tips for distance education teaching with links to related articles, includes: course content and organization; assessments; instruction, engagement and interaction; recommended tech tools; and ways to build and sustain community online.

Faculty Resources
Highlights ways that the law library can support faculty from scholarship and remote reference; e-content for your courses; Zoom support; and more.

Remote Westlaw Access for Suffolk Law Alumni
The Moakley Law Library normally maintains two Westlaw Alumni Terminals so that Suffolk Law alumni can use Westlaw after they've graduated. For a limited time, we are able to offer remote Westlaw access to any Suffolk Law alumni; with this pass, you will be able to access cases, annotated statutes, citators, and a variety of secondary sources – like Mass Practice, MCLEs, and law review articles – from your home or office. Email the Research Desk at for registration information.

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August 1 - 22

Mon - Thurs:  9am - 10pm
Fridays: 9am - 5pm 

Sat & Sun: noon - 8pm

With the following exceptions:

CLOSED, Saturday, August 14

CLOSED, Sunday, August 15

Friday, August 20, 9am - 8pm



Virtual Research Desk
Monday - Thursday
9am - 6pm
9am - 5pm

Legal research librarians are available by appointment outside of these times.

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More About Moakley

John Joseph Moakley (JD '56) is one of Suffolk Law's most distinguished alumni, serving the public as a state senator, a city councilor, and a member of Congress.

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