Trial Court Department of Research and Planning (DRAP)

About DRAP

The Department of Research and Planning conducts research that allows for continuous improvements across the Trial Court. The Department's mission is to: 

  • Support research in the Trial Court 
  • Assist court staff in using empirical research to improve court operations
  • Promote the use of research to inform and further improve the justice system

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John Adams Courthouse, One Pemberton Square, G300, Boston, MA 02108
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