In 2003, a special study committee formed by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to evaluate the timeliness and accuracy of trial transcripts, found that transcript delays represented the "single greatest impediment to the progress of cases appealed from the Massachusetts trial courts."
13 years and several rounds of court reforms later, “not much” has changed, according to Murray Kohn, Senior Staff Counsel for the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Massachusetts.
"I just got done talking to one guy who . . .
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