MA Access to Justice Commission Update, March 21, 2017

MA Access to Justice Commission Update, March 21, 2017

Upcoming ATJ Commission Meeting Thursday, March 22 from 3-5pm in the Social Law Library at the Adams Courthouse in Boston Overview of Agenda: Trial Court Access to Justice initiative update on court forms; Justice For All update on proposed pilot projects; Trial Court Cell Phone Policy presentation by the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law, with discussion to follow;  and Administrative Justice Committee update. For reference, we […]

Access to Justice Update, October 10, 2017

Access to Justice Update, October 10, 2017

Upcoming ATJ Commission Meeting Thursday, October 12th at 3pm – Overview of Agenda The first 2017-2018 ATJ Commission meeting will be taking place this Thursday, October 12th from 3-5pm at the Social Law Library at the Adams Courthouse in Boston. We will kick off the year by welcoming Chief Justice Ralph Gants as the returning […]

Access to Justice Update, August 3, 2017

Access to Justice Update, August 3, 2017

Commission Releases Annual Report The Third Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (“Commission”) has released its 2017 Annual Report on Activities detailing the Commission’s ongoing work and. This past year, the Third Commission had significant victories in various initiatives, including: receiving one of seven Justice For All grants from the Public Welfare Foundation; successfully advocating for […]

Access to Justice Update, July 25, 2017

Access to Justice Update, July 25, 2017

Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants to Succeed Justice Geraldine Hines as Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Co-Chair We are pleased to announce that Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants will succeed retiring Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Geraldine Hines as Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission. Chief Justice Gants had previously […]

Access to Justice Update, July 12, 2017

Access to Justice Update, July 12, 2017

MA ATJ Commission Seeking Part-Time Consultant Following the departure of valued consultant Gerry Singsen, the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission is seeking a new part-time consultant to oversee the activities of the Commission. Working closely with the Commission’s Co-Chairs, the consultant will ensure that the Commission will continue to have a meaningful impact on the administration […]

Access to Justice Update, June 21,2017

Access to Justice Update, June 21,2017

  Access to Justice Fellows Program End of Year Reception on Thursday, June 29 Please join us for the end-of-the-year reception for the Access to Justice Fellows Program at Mintz Levin, 1 Financial Center, Boston, MA next Thursday, June 29th at 5:00-6:30 p.m. (see details below).  The keynote speaker will be Chief Justice Ralph Gants […]

Access to Justice Update, June 5, 2017

Access to Justice Update, June 5, 2017

ACCESS TO JUSTICE UPDATE, JUNE 5, 2017   Last Commission Meeting of the 2016-2017 Year on June 13, 2017 at 3:00PM The last meeting of the Access to Justice Commission will take place in the Social Law Library on the fourth floor of the Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Plaza, Boston. The meeting begins at 3:00PM […]