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In addition to the resources listed below, Tufts students, faculty and staff have access to New England School of Law (NESL) Library
The NESL Library is located at 154 Stuart Street, approximately two blocks from Tufts Medical Center, opposite the State Transportation Building.
On-site access to NESL Library matreials and reference assistance is available.
Agencies & Centers
Unless indicated, the following databases require a valid Tufts
ID for access. For a complete listing of law-related e-resources, see Tufts Law E-resources.
ACP Physician's Information & Education Resource (PIER) [STAT!Ref]
Produced by the American College of Physicians, this evidence-based point-of-care resource also contains modules under its Ethical and Legal Issues section. This section features several ethical and legal topics relevant to clinical practice.
A major online resource for information on all aspects of Congressional work. Includes hearing transcripts, committee reports, bills, committee prints, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and public laws.
A comprehensive, image-based collection of legal periodicals, treaties, U.S. Supreme Court cases, U.S. Attorney General opinions, and the Federal Register. Every journal goes from its first published issue to current volumes.
Includes articles from major American newspapers and regional papers, statistics, company financial information, country and state profiles, and medical information. Major source for federal case law and statutes, the U.S. Code, law reviews, and state legal research.
- Social Law Library
Includes the Code of Massachusetts Regulations, Massachusetts Reports, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and a number of other agency and department decisions.
Texts & Textbooks
Author law A to Z : a desktop guide to writers' rights and responsibilities
4th Floor KF 3084 A938 2005
The health care provider's guide to facing the malpractice deposition
5th Floor W 44.1 U76h 2000
Law and risk management in dental practice
5th Floor W 705 P771L 2002
Medical malpractice : law and litigation
5th Floor W 44 AA1 W229m 2006
Medical malpractice : a physician's sourcebook
5th Floor W 44 AA1 M4884 2005
The public health law manual
5th Floor WA 33 AA1 G732p 2005
- Winning your malpractice case : practical advice for physician experts and defendants
5th Floor W 44 AA1 C568w 2005
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for Legal Topics
- exp Jurisprudence
- will retrieve the following subject terms:
- Compensation and Redress
- Informed Consent
- Liability, Legal
- Mandatory Reporting
- Mental Competency
- Resuscitation Orders
- exp Lawyers
- [MeSH term]/lj - Legislation & Jurisprudence
Apply this sub-heading a subject term to include "concepts of statutes, medicolegal matters, suits, avoidance of suits, and litigation."