MA--The Justices of the Supreme
Judicial Court held a breakfast meeting with
the members of the Visiting Committee on Management
in the Courts on May 7 to express their appreciation
for the Committee’s extraordinary public service.
The Visiting Committee, appointed by Chief Justice
Margaret H. Marshall last August, conducted an
independent, comprehensive review and analysis
of court management and released its Report in
March. The Justices are reviewing the recommendations
and are holding regional meetings throughout
the state with court managers and other groups
in May and June.
left, seated, are Visiting Committee members Ralph
C. Martin II, partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP and
former Suffolk County District Attorney; Wesley W.
Marple, Jr., Professor of Finance at Northeastern University;
Committee Chair J. Donald Monan, S.J., Chancellor of
Boston College; Dorothy A. Terrell, formerly President
of the Platforms and Services Group and Senior Vice
President of Worldwide Sales at NMS Communications;
and Hon. A. David Mazzone, Senior Judge of the U.S.
District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Standing,
from left, are Justice Robert J. Cordy, Chief Justice
Marshall, Justice Judith A. Cowin, Justice John M.
Greaney, Justice Martha B. Sosman, Justice Roderick
L. Ireland, and Justice Francis X. Spina. Not pictured
are Visiting Committee Vice-Chairs Patricia McGovern,
Special Counsel and Senior Vice President of Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center, and William C. Van Faasen,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross
Blue Shield of Massachusetts; and member Charles D.
Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harvard
Pilgrim Health Care.