Privacy Statement

It is the policy of the Reporter of Decisions to provide information relevant to the operation of the office of the Reporter of Decisions and to make the official opinions of the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court available on this website while protecting the privacy of members of the public who use it.

As this privacy statement evolves to a more detailed privacy policy we will be guided by our preference to require only the minimum information necessary to provide the services requested by the users of the site.

This policy statement applies only to the Reporter's site, and not necessarily to other sites that may be linked to this site.


Notice: The slip opinions and orders posted on this website are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports. This preliminary material will be removed from this website fourteen days after release.

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