SJC Full Bench Recently Transferred Cases
The most recent cases transferred by the Supreme Judicial Court from the Appeals Court are viewable on this page.
From time to time, the Supreme Judicial Court solicits amicus ("friend of the court") briefs or memoranda from parties not directly involved in a case, but that may have an interest or opinion about a case pending before the court.
Full Bench Links
Today's SJC Opinions
Supreme Judicial Court slip opinions to be released each day are listed by docket and case name at 8 a.m. (EST). The links to all slip opinions listed are live at 10 a.m. (EST). Please note that there may be an occasion when a slip opinion listed at 8 a.m. is not released at 10 a.m. on that day.
Watch SJC Oral Arguments
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, in cooperation with Suffolk University Law School, broadcasts live webcasts of Supreme Judicial Court oral arguments at the John Adams Courthouse. Oral arguments are available live while the cases are being argued (the first full week of every month from September to May), and may also be viewed at a later time through the Suffolk Law School's archives.
Full Bench Calendar
The calendar lists scheduled cases that will be argued before the Supreme Judicial Court's Full Court in a two-month period.
Appellate Courts Docket Search
Search and view publicly available Supreme Judicial Court cases in the Single Justice or Full Court, the Appeals Court Single Justice or Full Panel, Bar Docket Cases, SJC DAR Applications, SJC FAR Applications, and SJC Original Entry Cases. Users can search by docket number, involved party, attorney appearance, lower court, or lower court judge.
Archives of Published Opinions and Unpublished Decisions
The published opinions of the SJC and Appeals Court released since 2001 are available here, without charge. These opinions are fully searchable. The unpublished decisions pursuant to rule 1:28 of the Appeals Court released since February 25, 2008, are available here, without charge.