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Archived Daily Court Updates May 4 - 8, 2020

Archived daily court updates from the Massachusetts state courts in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Supreme Judicial Court Sitting Week

  • Supreme Judicial Court Sitting Week is May 4 - 8. Oral arguments will be heard by teleconference and will be available as a livestream and archived at: https://boston.suffolk.edu/sjc/. The cases that will be heard this week are listed on that webpage.

Board of Bar Examiners Posts Information About Bar Exam Seating Limitations

  • The Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) anticipates that, due to social distancing requirements and to ensure the safety of examinees, the number of available seats may be limited for an in-person administration of the Massachusetts Uniform Bar Exam (UBE), as scheduled for September 30 - October 1, 2020. Please see information posted on the BBE's website to learn more.

Appeals Court Posts Updated FAQs Regarding COVID-19

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Trial Court Departments Post Updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding COVID-19

All Trial Court Departments have posted updated FAQs about court operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Supreme Judicial Court Posts Translated Order

  • The SJC has posted translations of the most recent Order (effective May 4) regarding court operations during the COVID-19 pandemic into Spanish and Portuguese. 

Probate and Family Court Issues Amended Standing Order 3-20

Thursday, May 7, 2020

No new updates today.

Friday, May 8, 2020

No new updates today.