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Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)

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.

CORI Reform is always working to make sure your rights are respected and upheld:

August 2014 - New! The new "good cause" standard makes it easier to seal cases if your case was dismissed, ended in a nolle prosequi or a not guilty finding!

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

Produced by Pauline Quirion, Greater Boston Legal Services
Last Updated March 6, 2013

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Governor Patrick signs CORI Reform

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

MY NAME IS NOT C.O.R.I.

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)