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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE I COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS
  • CHAPTER 211 THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT

Section 1 - Number of justices

Section 2 - Quorum

Section 2A - Statement of expenses and costs

Section 3 - Superintendence of inferior courts; power to issue writs and process

Section 3A - Administrative assistant

Section 3B - Conferences of judges

Section 3C to 3F - Repealed, 1978, 478, Sec. 99

Section 3G - Repealed, 1988, 164, Sec. 138; 1988, 206, Sec. 3

Section 4 - Removal of officers

Section 4A - Transfer of causes between supreme judicial court and lower courts

Section 5 - Questions of law; hearing by full court

Section 6 - Questions of law; reservation

Section 7 - Questions of law; argument; order

Section 8 - Judgment or rescript after decision

Section 9 - Records and rescripts; contents

Section 10 - Frivolous appeals; costs and interest

Section 11 - Repealed, 1973, 1114, Sec. 50

Section 12 - Law sittings; adjournments

Section 13 - Repealed, 1961, 106, Sec. 2

Section 14 - Transfer of cases by full court

Section 15 - Criminal cases; hearings

Section 16 - Hearing in Boston of questions arising in other counties

Section 17 - Jury sittings; times and places of sittings

Section 18 - Sittings at Fall River; adjournments

Section 19 - Dukes or Nantucket county cases; place of trial

Section 20 - Powers of justices at jury and law sittings

Section 21 - Audit of accounts

Section 22 - Salaries of justices; expenses; practice of law prohibited

Section 23 - Court employees

Section 24 - Services of retired justices

Section 25 - Disability benefits project

Section 26 - Program for evaluation of judicial performance

Section 26A - Questionnaires for performance evaluation program; contents; distribution, collection, etc.; frequency of evaluations

Section 26B - Judicial evaluation standards; disciplinary procedures

Section 27 - Pre-service and in-service training programs for justices; administration

Section 28 - Leave of absence for study, research, etc.; restrictions