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Welcome to the CORI Practice Area section. Massachusetts keeps a record of every criminal court appearance in the state courts. These records are known as CORI -- Criminal Offender Record Information.

CORI Reform:  If you are interested in following the status of pending CORI reform legislation, you can visit the following sites:

Latest Content

08/15/2014 - Pauline Quirion, Greater Boston Legal Services
People whose petitions to seal their criminal records of cases ending in a NON-CONVICTION (dismissal, nolle prosequi, or not guilty... Read more
08/20/2014 - Pauline Quirion, GBLS
Here is an analysis of the new SJC case and what it means - information for advocates on the new "good cause" standard set forth... Read more
08/15/2014 - SJC
GBLS won an appeal in the SJC on 8-15-14 where the SJC threw out the old onerous standard for sealing cases from its 1995 Commonwealth v.... Read more
06/03/2014 - City of Boston Office of Fair Housing and Equity
Regulations issued June 3 2014 to enforce the city of Boston's CORI Ordinance. Boston is prohibited from doing business with vendors... Read more