Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) is the highest court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The SJC has the distinction of being the oldest continuously functioning appellate court in the Americas, with a recognized history dating to the establishment of the Massachusetts Superior Court of Judicature in 1692 under the charter of the Province of Massachusetts Bay.Although it was historically composed of four associate justices and one chief justice, the court is currently composed of six associate justices and one chief justice.
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    • SJC Clarifies Ch. 21E Property Damage Statute of Limitations

      On January 19th, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled in favor of Grand Manor Condominium unit owners in their long battle with the City of Lowell to recover their loss in property value as a result of contamination caused by the city’s operation of a landfill in the 1940s and 1950s on the property where the Condominium was built.

      Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 10 readers -
  • Live Webcast Of Mass. High Court Hearing

    … The September 8, 2015, oral argument before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in Maling v. Finnegan Henderson will be broadcast live by webcast. For those interested in watching the oral argument, which is scheduled to be held sometime between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM, click on the link Mass. Supreme Judicial Court. …

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 11 readers -