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Connor v. District Attorney for the Norfolk District (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-109-17)

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

 

NORFOLK, ss.                                                                                  SUPERIOR COURT

                                                                                                            CIVIL ACTION

                                                                                                            No. 14-01322

 

 

MYLES J. CONNOR

 

vs.

 

DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE NORFOLK DISTRICT

 

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER

ON DEFENDANTS MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION

The plaintiff, Myles J. Connor (“Connor”), brought this action for declaratory relief pursuant to G. L. c. 231A, seeking a declaration that he is the owner of certain property (“the Property”) which was seized by the District Attorney for the Norfolk District (“District Attorney”) during execution of a search warrant in 1985.  On June 12, 2017, this Court denied the District Attorney’s motion for summary judgment.  Now before the Court is the District Attorney’s motion for reconsideration.  For the reasons contained herein, the motion for reconsideration is DENIED. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 18, 2017 at 2:10 am

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Bridgeman, et al. v. District Attorney for the Suffolk District, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-014-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12157

KEVIN BRIDGEMAN & others[1]  vs.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE SUFFOLK DISTRICT & others.[2]

Suffolk.     November 16, 2016. – January 18, 2017.

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

Controlled Substances.  Constitutional Law, Conduct of government agents.  Due Process of Law, Disclosure of evidence, Presumption.  Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Practice, Criminal, Postconviction relief, Conduct of government agents, Disclosure of evidence, Plea, New trial.  Evidence, Certificate of drug analysis, Disclosure of evidence. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - January 18, 2017 at 4:53 pm

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Dunn, et al. v. Attorney General, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-094-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12107

JAMES H. DUNN & another[1]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & others.[2]

 

 

 

Suffolk.     June 8, 2016. – July 6, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Initiative.  Constitutional Law, Initiative petition.  Attorney General.  Animal.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on April 25, 2016.

The case was reported by Duffly, J.

Katherine J. Spohn, of Nebraska (Mary Jacobson, of Nebraska, with her) for the plaintiffs. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 6, 2016 at 7:41 pm

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Hensley, et al. v. Attorney General, et al; Allen, et al. v. Attorney General, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-093-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12106

SJC-12117

JOSEPHINE HENSLEY & others[1]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & another.[2]

MATTHEW JOHN ALLEN & others[3]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & another.[4]

Suffolk.     June 8, 2016. – July 6, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Initiative.  Constitutional Law, Initiative petition.  Attorney General.  Marijuana.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on April 22, 2016. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 6, 2016 at 4:08 pm

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Gray, et al. v. Attorney General, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-092-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12064

STEPHANIE GRAY & others[1]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & another.[2]

Suffolk.     May 2, 2016. – July 1, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Initiative.  Constitutional Law, Initiative petition.  Attorney General.  Education, Standards.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on January 22, 2016.

The case was reported by Cordy, J.

Thaddeus A. Heuer (Andrew M. London with him) for the plaintiffs. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 1, 2016 at 6:03 pm

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Bogertman, et al. v. Attorney General, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-090-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-12063

TIMOTHY BOGERTMAN & others[1]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & another.[2]

Suffolk.     May 2, 2016. – June 28, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Initiative.  Constitutional Law, Initiative petition.  Attorney General.  Gaming.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on December 7, 2015.

The case was reported by Cordy, J.

Matthew S. Cameron for the plaintiffs.

Elizabeth N. Dewar, Assistant State Solicitor, for the defendants. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 28, 2016 at 2:55 pm

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Shipps v. District Attorney for the Norfolk District (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-111-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11733

WILLIAM M. SHIPPS, JR.  vs.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE NORFOLK DISTRICT.

July 6, 2015.

Declaratory Relief.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Sentence.

William M. Shipps, Jr., filed a complaint in the county court in 2014, pursuant to G. L. c. 231A, seeking a declaration that his sentences for murder in the first degree under G. L. c. 265, § 2, as amended by St. 1979, c. 488, § 2, which were imposed thirty years earlier, are unconstitutional.  A single justice of this court dismissed the complaint.  We affirm. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 6, 2015 at 11:49 pm

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Bridgeman v. District Attorney for the Suffolk District, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-082-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11764

KEVIN BRIDGEMAN & others[1]  vs.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE SUFFOLK DISTRICT & another.[2]

Suffolk.     January 8, 2015. – May 18, 2015.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Controlled Substances.  Constitutional Law, Plea, Conduct of government agents, Judicial review, Sentence, Delay in commencement of prosecution.  Due Process of Law, Plea, Sentence, Delay in commencement of prosecution, Intervention in civil action.  Committee for Public Counsel Services.  Attorney at Law, Attorney as witness.  Practice, Criminal, Plea, Postconviction relief, New trial, Sentence, Delay in commencement of prosecution, Conduct of government agents, Cross-examination by prosecutor.  Evidence, Guilty plea, Certificate of drug analysis, Disclosure of evidence, Cross-examination.  Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Practice, Civil, Intervention. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 18, 2015 at 3:35 pm

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Diatchenko, et al. District Attorney for the Suffolk District, et al.; Commonwealth v. Roberio (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-046-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA, 02108-1750; (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC-11688

SJC-11689

GREGORY DIATCHENKO & another[1]  vs.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE SUFFOLK DISTRICT & others.[2]

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JEFFREY S. ROBERIO.

Suffolk.     November 6, 2014. – March 23, 2015.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Constitutional Law, Sentence, Parole, Assistance of counsel, Judicial review.  Due Process of Law, Sentence, Parole, Assistance of counsel.  ParolePractice, Criminal, Sentence, Parole, Assistance of counsel.  Witness, Expert. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm

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Abdow, et al. v. Attorney General, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-111-14)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.  If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Reporter of Decisions, Supreme Judicial Court, John Adams Courthouse, 1 Pemberton Square, Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02108-1750;  (617) 557-1030; SJCReporter@sjc.state.ma.us

SJC‑11641

STEPHEN P. ABDOW & others[1]  vs.  ATTORNEY GENERAL & others.[2]

Suffolk.     May 5, 2014.  ‑  June 24, 2014.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.

InitiativeGamingPari Mutuel WageringAttorney GeneralConstitutional Law, Initiative petition, Taking of property, Police power.  Due Process of Law, Taking of property.  Elections, Ballot, Validity of petition.  Contract, Implied.  License.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on September 10, 2013. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 24, 2014 at 4:29 pm

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