SHOULD AT LEAST 50% OF CLASS ACTION RESIDUALS GO TO IOLTA COMMITTEE? SJC RULES COMMITTEE SEEKS COMMENT ON RULE 23(e) PROPOSAL The SJC Rules Committee has published a request for comment on the Massachusetts IOLTA Committee’s proposal that Mass.R.Civ.P. 23(e) be amended to provide that “at least fifty percent (50%) of residual funds shall be […]
A comprehensive statement of the Commission’s strategies, objectives and goals for 2013 is available. Organized around the seven missions of the Commission, the statement lists 45 objectives and measures by which to determine whether the objective has been achieved.
Acting on the recommendation of a committee composed of representatives of the Commission and both the Massachusetts and Boston ‘Bar Associations, the Commission has unanimously adopted a proposal that “Access to Justice” be added to the topics on which the bar will examine applicants. The Commission concluded that including access issues would increase the preparation […]