Court Resources

The following is a set of links for Court resources. Some of the resources are maintained by CPCS, many are not. For a comprehensive list of professional resources maintained by CPCS Training, check out their Professional Resources page.


Advance Sheets

Social Law Library Slip Opinions.
http://www.soci…/slips.htm?sid=119
Provides daily access to current decisions of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court.

To  subscribe to receive daily advance sheets of appellate decisions by e-mail from the Social Law Library Slip Opinion Service, send your request to  slipopinionadmin@sociallaw.com

 Supreme Judicial Court Official Reporter of Decisions.

http://www.mass…ports.com/slipops/
Provides daily access to current decisions of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court.

To receive daily advance sheets of appellate decisions by e-mail  of from the Supreme Judicial Court Reporter of Decisions, subscribe at: http://www.mass…ops/subscribe.aspx


Selected Court Procedural Rules and Legislation


 

Court Dockets, Calendars and Other Information

Online docket sheets of the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court.
http://www.ma-a…pellatecourts.org/

Online court calendars of the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court.
http://ma-appel…s.org/calendar.php
Indicates the dates when cases are scheduled for oral argument and which Justices are scheduled to hear the cases.

Link to webcasts of oral arguments before the Supreme Judicial Court.
http://www.suffolk.edu/sjc/
Provides real time webcasts of oral arguments as well as an archive of the webcasts. 

Trial Court Information Center.
http://www.ma-t…g/tcic/welcome.jsp
Register to gain access to Superior Court docket sheets

Trial Court Law Libraries.
http://www.lawlib.state.ma.us/

Supreme Judicial Court Style Manual.
http://www.mass…m/style2012jan.pdf


richard.parsons@jud.state.ma.us
617-742-8383
Oversees Court Reporters and Transcript Production matters for the Superior Court.  

Sybil Martin, Director
Office of Transcription Services
Administrative office of the Trial Court
sybil.martin@state.jud.state.ma.us
617-742-8383
Oversees transcription of recordings made in Superior Court, the Boston Municipal Court and the Suffolk County Juvenile Court.

Hon. Robert A. Mulligan, Chief Justice for Administration and Management (CJAM)
Administrative office of the Trial Court
2 Center Plaza, Suite 540
Boston, MA 02108
Oversees all Trial Court clerks, court reporters, court-certified transcribers, and other trialcourt personnel.

Hon. Barbara Rouse, Chief Justice of the Superior Court
Suffolk County Courthouse, 13th Floor
Three Pemberton Square
Boston, MA  02108
Oversees all Superior Court clerks, including those responsible for having recordings transcribed and assembling the record for cases on direct appeal. Also responsible for overseeing Court Reporters.

Hon. Linda Connolly, Chief Justice of the District Court.
Edward W. Brooke Courthouse
24 New Chardon Street
Boston MA 02114-4703
Oversees all District Court clerks, including those responsible for having recordings transcribed and assembling the record for cases on direct appeal.