Chief Justice Paula Carey appointed the Trial Court Public Access to Court Records Committee pdf format of Public Access to Court Records Committee Members
to develop and propose uniform Trial Court rules governing the public's access to view or copy court case records, including paper and electronic case records, in a courthouse and on the Internet, consistent with current Massachusetts laws, court rules, and appellate court decisions.  A copy of the proposed Trial Court Rule XIV appears at the link below.  Comments should be sent by email to or regular mail, directed to Hon. Peter M. Lauriat, Chair, Public Access to Court Records Committee, Superior Court Administrative Office, 13th Floor, Three Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108, by May 4, 2016.

Proposed Trial Court Rule XIV Uniform Rules On Access To Court Records

Transcript of the June 15, 2015 Public Hearing and Written Comments Submitted to the Committee

Public Comments on Proposed Rule XIV Uniform Rules on Access to Court Records