Commonwealth v. Hammond (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-122-17)

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SJC-12096

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  AMANDA L. HAMMOND.

Plymouth.     October 6, 2016. – July 21, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, & Cypher, JJ.

Rape.  Constitutional Law, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Sentence, Sex offender.  Due Process of Law, Sentence, Sex offender.  Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act.  Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Videotape, Sexual conduct.  Practice, Criminal, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Redaction, Argument by prosecutor, Sentence.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 21, 2017 at 7:27 pm

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Baker, et al. v. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-094-17)

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16-P-639                                        Appeals Court

CHRISTIAN BAKER & others[1]  vs.  WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR LLP & others.[2]

No. 16-P-639.

Suffolk.     February 13, 2017. – July 21, 2017.

Present:  Kafker, C.J., Carhart, & Desmond, JJ.[3]

Limited Liability Company.  Fiduciary.  Corporation, Stockholder, Close corporation.  Attorney at Law, Fiduciary duty, Attorney-client relationship.  Conspiracy.  Consumer Protection Act, Trade or commerce.  Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss, Consumer protection case.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 21, 2017 at 3:52 pm

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Strawbridge v. The Bank of New York Mellon (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-093-17)

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16-P-1244                                       Appeals Court

SANDRA M. STRAWBRIDGE  vs.  THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON.[1]

No. 16-P-1244.

Norfolk.     May 1, 2017. – July 20, 2017.

Present:  Agnes, Massing, & Lemire, JJ.

Mortgage, Foreclosure, Assignment.  Real Property, Mortgage.  Notice, Foreclosure of mortgage.  Assignment.  Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on August 11, 2015.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 20, 2017 at 2:49 pm

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Commonwealth v. Veiovis (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-121-17)

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SJC-12017

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  CAIUS VEIOVIS.

Berkshire.     November 10, 2016. – July 19, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, & Lowy, JJ.

Homicide.  Evidence, Photograph, Relevancy and materiality, Inflammatory evidence, Prior misconduct, Identity, State of mind, Motive.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Argument by prosecutor, Instructions to jury.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on October 6, 2011.

The cases were tried before C. Jeffrey Kinder, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 20, 2017 at 12:31 am

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Gund, et al. v. Planning Board of Cambridge, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-091-17)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 19, 2017 at 8:56 pm

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Commonwealth v. Biesiot (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-092-17)

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16-P-314                                        Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JOHN H. BIESIOT.

 

 

No. 16-P-314.

Suffolk.     January 10, 2017. – July 19, 2017.

Present:  Grainger, Wolohojian, & Neyman, JJ.[1]

Practice, Criminal, Required finding.  Evidence, Consciousness of guilt, Identity, Inference.  Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Complaints received and sworn to in the Brighton Division of the Boston Municipal Court Department on February 18, 2010, February 15, 2012, and September 25, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

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Barbuto v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-120-17)

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SJC-12226

CRISTINA BARBUTO  vs.  ADVANTAGE SALES AND MARKETING, LLC, & another.[1]

Suffolk.     March 9, 2017. – July 17, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Marijuana.  Anti-Discrimination Law, Handicap, Employee, Termination of employment.  Employment, Discrimination, Termination.  Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on September 4, 2015.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Robert N. Tochka, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 17, 2017 at 6:50 pm

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Commonwealth v. Rivera (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-090-17)

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16-P-331                                        Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JAVIER RIVERA.

No. 16-P-331.

Bristol.     April 5, 2017. – July 17, 2017.

Present:  Milkey, Sullivan, & Desmond, JJ.

Possession of Burglarious Instruments.  Constitutional Law, Identification.  Due Process of Law, Identification.  Identification.  Practice, Criminal, Required finding, Motion to suppress, Argument by prosecutor.

Complaint received and sworn to in the Fall River Division of the District Court Department on March 27, 2014.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm

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Cave Corporation v. Conservation Commission of Attleboro (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-088-17)

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16-P-944                                        Appeals Court

CAVE CORPORATION  vs.  CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF ATTLEBORO.

No. 16-P-944.

Plymouth.     April 6, 2017. – July 14, 2017.

Present:  Green, Blake, & Lemire, JJ.

Municipal Corporations, Conservation commission, By-laws and ordinances.  Wetlands Protection Act.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on January 9, 2015.

The case was heard by Richard J. Chin, J., on a motion for judgment on the pleadings, and a motion for clarification or reconsideration was considered by him.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 14, 2017 at 7:19 pm

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S.M., et al. v. M.P., et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-089-17)

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15-P-1047                                       Appeals Court

S.M. & another[1]  vs.  M.P. & another.[2]

No. 15-P-1047.

Bristol.     April 12, 2016. – July 14, 2017.

Present:  Green, Trainor, & Milkey, JJ.

Adoption, Visitation rights.  Minor, Adoption, Visitation rights.  Parent and Child, Adoption.  Jurisdiction, Juvenile Court, Equitable.  Juvenile Court, Jurisdiction.  Contract, Visitation rights, Condition, Implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.

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