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Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

Produced by Pauline Quirion, Greater Boston Legal Services
Last Updated March 2017

Massachusetts state courts keep records of what happens in every criminal case. These records are called CORI - Criminal Offender Record Information.

People with CORI have rights.


If you have a past criminal case for possession of marijuana that involved only 2 ounces of marijuana or less, you can seal the possession case now by mail without having to wait.

Keep track of the latest CORI Reform news you need to know. Check CORI Alerts regularly.

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Governor Patrick signs CORI Reform

Governor Patrick signs CORI Reform bill
(photo credit: Holland Hinman/Governor's Office)


Their pens can’t define me, old RAP sheets can’t confine me I’m the author of my story and my name is not C.O.R.I.

© 2011 Taqwa The Edutainer

(photo credit: Boston Workers Alliance)