Interested in serving as chair of the Corrections Commission?

Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021

Legislative ImageLast year’s police reform law provides for a commission to review and make recommendations regarding corrections officer training, use of force, and creation of an independent body to certify corrections officers. Pursuant to recently enacted Section 57 of Chapter 102 of the Acts of 2021, the chair of the Corrections Commission is to be jointly appointed by the governor and attorney general from a list of three individuals chosen by the Massachusetts Bar Association's Civil Rights & Social Justice Section Council. To view the relevant section of the bill, see below. 

If you are interested in serving as the chair of the Corrections Commission, please submit a letter of interest and CV to Lee Constantine at lconstantine@massbar.org by Jan. 3, 2022. 

SECTION 57. Subsection (b) of section 103 of chapter 253 of the acts of 2020 is hereby amended by striking out the words “by the chief justice of the supreme judicial court” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- jointly by the governor and attorney general from a list of 3 individuals chosen by the civil rights and social justice section council of the Massachusetts Bar Association.