Mission Statement

Reports of the Commissions

Collaborative Reports

Reports, Resolutions, and Other Documents Relating to Commission Initiatives

Reports of the Original Commission

The original Commission issued reports from time to time.  It issued four annual reports on its activities and a major report, based on four hearings, dated June 2007.

The Commission held four hearings at which it asked witnesses to identify barriers to access to justice in Massachusetts.  The hearings were held in Springfield, New Bedford, Lawrence and Boston.  The report on what the witnesses had to say during these hearings is entitled Barriers to Access to Justice in Massachusetts: A Report, with Recommendations, to the Supreme Judicial Court.