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Commonwealth v. Rose (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-149-13)

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13‑P‑347                                        Appeals Court


No. 13‑P‑347.      December 24, 2013.

Controlled SubstancesConspiracyConstitutional Law, Double jeopardy.  Practice, Criminal, Double jeopardy, Duplicative convictions.

The defendant appeals from an order denying his motion seeking to vacate his conviction on a charge of conspiracy to violate drug laws, entered as part of a plea agreement, based on a claim that it is duplicative of his conviction on a charge of distribution of cocaine.  We affirm the order, as the two charges are neither legally nor, on the recitation of facts supporting the guilty pleas in the present case, factually duplicative. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - December 24, 2013 at 11:09 pm

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