Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC)

The Supreme Judicial Court is the Commonwealth's highest appellate court.

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Address

1 Pemberton Square, Boston , MA 02108

Phone

Supreme Judicial Court main phone: 617-557-1000

Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Appeals Court main phone: 617-725-8106

Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Social Law Library main phone: 617-226-1500

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.

For information on emergency or weather-related closures and delays call: 617-557-1000

Who we serve

Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants and six associate justices make up the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC). The seven justices hear appeals on a broad range of criminal and civil cases from September to May and issue written opinions that are posted online. The SJC also supervises the judiciary and the bar, makes or approves rules for court operations, and gives advisory opinions, upon request, to the governor and the legislature.

 

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