Posts tagged "case"

Verizon New England Inc. v. Board of Assessors of Boston (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-173-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12034

VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC.  vs.  BOARD OF ASSESSORS OF BOSTON (and a consolidated case[1]).

Suffolk.     April 7, 2016. – November 2, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, & Hines, JJ.[2]

Telephone Company.  Taxation, Assessors, Personal property tax: value.  Constitutional Law, Taxation.

Appeal from a decision of the Appellate Tax Board.

The Supreme Judicial Court on its own initiative transferred the case from the Appeals Court.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 2, 2016 at 3:11 pm

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Commonwealth v. Rosario (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-156-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

15-P-752                                        Appeals Court

15-P-753

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  CARLOS ROSARIO (and a companion case[1]).

Nos. 15-P-752 & 15-P-753.

Essex.     May 17, 2016. – October 26, 2016.

Present:  Cypher, Blake, & Henry, JJ.

Controlled Substances.  Practice, Criminal, Identification of defendant in courtroom, Required finding, Disclosure of evidence.  Constitutional Law, Identification.  Due Process of Law, Identification.  Evidence, Identification, Chain of custody, Disclosure of evidence, Cross-examination.  “School Zone” Statute.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 26, 2016 at 3:01 pm

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Beninati, et al. v. Borghi, et al. (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-155-16)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm

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Thompson, et al. v. Civil Service Commission, et al. (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-144-16)

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

15-P-330                                        Appeals Court

PRESTON THOMPSON & others[1]  vs.  CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION & another[2] (and a companion case[3]).

No. 15-P-330.

Suffolk.     May 10, 2016. – October 7, 2016.

Present:  Cypher, Blake, & Henry, JJ.

Civil Service, Police, Termination of employment, Testing, Reinstatement of personnel, Decision of Civil Service Commission.  Labor, Police, Collective bargaining, Discharge.  Municipal Corporations, Police, Collective bargaining.  Police, Discharge, Collective bargaining.  Public Employment, Police, Collective bargaining, Termination, Reinstatement of personnel.  Administrative Law, Substantial evidence.  Damages, Back pay.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 7, 2016 at 4:42 pm

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Commonwealth v. Leonard (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-120-16)

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

14-P-1464                                       Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JULIE LEONARD

(and a companion case[1]).

No. 14-P-1464.

Essex.     February 11, 2016. – September 9, 2016.

Present:  Kafker, C.J., Rubin, & Agnes, JJ.

Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous WeaponDangerous WeaponReckless Endangerment of a ChildPractice, Criminal, Complaint, Dismissal.  Probable Cause.

Complaints received and sworn to in the Gloucester Division of the District Court Department on January 14 and 17, 2013.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 9, 2016 at 7:37 pm

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Tusino v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Douglas, et al. (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-107-16)

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

15-P-1400                                       Appeals Court

14-P-1193

LOUIS C. TUSINO  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF DOUGLAS

& another[1] (and a companion case[2]).

Nos. 15-P-1400 & 14-P-1193.

Worcester.     June 3, 2016. – August 25, 2016.

Present:  Vuono, Wolohojian, & Blake, JJ.

Jurisdiction, Zoning.  District Court, Jurisdiction, Appellate Division.  Zoning, Appeal.  Appeals Court, Jurisdiction.  Practice, Civil, Zoning appeal, Appellate Division:  appeal, Action in nature of mandamus, Moot case.  Mandamus.  Moot Question.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 25, 2016 at 6:15 pm

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ENGIE Gas & LNG LLC v. Department of Public Utilities (and another case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-128-16)

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-12051

SJC-12052

ENGIE GAS & LNG LLC[1]  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES

(and another case[2]).

Suffolk.     May 5, 2016. – August 17, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.[3]

Department of Public Utilities.  Practice, Civil, Review of order of Department of Public Utilities.  Electric Company. Public Utilities, Electric company, Judicial review.  Gas. Administrative Law, Judicial review, Rulemaking, Agency’s authority, Rate regulation.  Statute, Construction.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 17, 2016 at 8:38 pm

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Commonwealth v. Locke (and a companion case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-063-16)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 7, 2016 at 2:27 pm

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Wilson’s Case (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-053-16)

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

15-P-112                                        Appeals Court

DANIEL WILSON’S CASE.

No. 15-P-112.

Suffolk.     March 22, 2016. – May 16, 2016.

Present:  Cypher, Wolohojian, & Carhart, JJ.

Workers’ Compensation Act, Injuries to which act applies, Decision of Industrial Accident Reviewing Board, Findings by administrative judge, Expert opinion.

Appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Reviewing Board.

Sean M. Beagan for the employee.
John J. Canniff, III, for the insurer.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm

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Chiaraluce v. Zoning Board of Wareham (and a consolidated case) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-040-16)

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

15-P-328                                        Appeals Court

JOSEPH H. CHIARALUCE, trustee,[1]  vs.  ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF WAREHAM (and a consolidated case[2]).

No. 15-P-328.

Suffolk.     January 7, 2016. – April 8, 2016.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Maldonado, JJ.

Zoning, Nonconforming use or structure, By-law.

Civil actions commenced in the Land Court Department on July 21 and July 25, 2011.

The cases were heard by Gordon H. Piper, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 8, 2016 at 7:48 pm

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