The Massachusetts Bar Association issued a statement in reaction
to the news that Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert J. Cordy has
announced his retirement from the court,
effective the end of August 2016.
"The Hon. Robert J. Cordy was a leading voice on criminal justice
issues and an intellectual powerhouse on constitutional issues,"
said MBA Chief Legal Counsel Martin W. Healy. "Justice Cordy has
played a vital role in modernizing court operations, which will
leave a lasting legacy on the administration of justice for years