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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

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
02/14/2014 - Pauline Quirion, GBLS
There is a change in how requests to seal cases by mail through the administrative process are being handled by the Commissioner of... Read more
01/24/2014 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In addition... Read more
10/22/2013 - Marchaun Morrison, Tasha Kates
Courts vary in how they process CORI sealing petitions.  Courts typically hold one hearing or two hearings.  A number of... Read more