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Press Statement Statement by the Associate Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court Regarding Day of Remembrance for Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants

9/15/2020
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
  • Appeals Court
  • Executive Office of the Trial Court
  • Massachusetts Probation Service
  • Massachusetts Court System

Media Contact for Statement by the Associate Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court Regarding Day of Remembrance for Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants

Jennifer Donahue and Erika Gully-Santiago

In order to honor the memory of Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants, the justices of the Supreme Judicial Court are calling for a day of remembrance on September 18, 2020. On that day, courthouses across the Commonwealth will be closed to enable the judiciary and those impacted by this tragedy to reflect on this incalculable loss to the people of the Commonwealth and to remember Chief Justice Gants' commitment to fairness, equality under the law, and justice for all.

Media Contact for Statement by the Associate Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court Regarding Day of Remembrance for Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 

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Appeals Court 

The Appeals Court is the Commonwealth's intermediate appellate court.

Executive Office of the Trial Court 

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Massachusetts Probation Service 

MPS's main goal is to keep communities safe and to provide people on probation with the rehabilitative tools they need to live a productive and law-abiding life.

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Office of the Commissioner of Probation will be open to the public by appointment only. If you wish to make an appointment or speak with someone regarding sealing or expunging a record or have questions for the Records Unit, please call (617) 557-0225.

Massachusetts Court System 

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