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Commonwealth v. Holley (and five companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-197-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12130

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  REGINALD HOLLEY

(and five companion cases[1]).

Suffolk.     September 8, 2017. – December 14, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Robbery.  Firearms.  Joint Enterprise.  Felony-Murder Rule.  Search and Seizure, Warrant, Probable cause.  Constitutional Law, Probable cause.  Probable Cause.  Cellular Telephone.  Jury and Jurors.  Evidence, Joint enterprise, Prior misconduct.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Motion to suppress, Warrant, Instructions to jury, Jury and jurors, Deliberation of jury, Substitution of alternate juror, Severance. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 14, 2017 at 6:05 pm

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Commonwealth v. Johnson (and two companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-153-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

17-P-58                                         Appeals Court

17-P-59

17-P-70

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  ALEXANDER JOHNSON

(and two companion cases[1]).

Nos. 17-P-58, 17-P-59, & 17-P-70.

Norfolk.     November 1, 2017. – December 12, 2017.

Present:  Milkey, Blake, & Singh, JJ.

Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.  Evidence, Joint venturer.  Practice, Criminal, Dismissal, Indictment.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on March 24, 2016. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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Commonwealth v. Wiggins (and 28 companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-146-17)

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-10975

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  MAXWELL WIGGINS, JR.
(and twenty-eight companion cases[1]).

Hampden.     February 10, 2017. – September 6, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Hines, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.[2]

Homicide.  Home Invasion.  Robbery.  Evidence, Identification, Cross-examination by codefendant’s counsel, Relevancy and materiality, Photograph.  Identification.  Deoxyribonucleic Acid.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Identification of defendant in courtroom, Severance, Mistrial, Argument by prosecutor, Sentence.  Constitutional Law, Sentence. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 6, 2017 at 2:52 pm

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New Bedford Educators Association v. Chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, et al. (and two consolidated cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-108-17)

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

16-P-654                                        Appeals Court

NEW BEDFORD EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION  vs.  CHAIRMAN OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION & others[1] (and two consolidated cases[2]).

No. 16-P-654.

Middlesex.     May 4, 2017. – August 23, 2017.

Present:  Trainor, Vuono, & Sullivan, JJ.

Practice, Civil, Standing, Declaratory proceeding, Action in nature of mandamus, Relief in the nature of certiorari. Administrative Law, Standing, Judicial review.  Declaratory ReliefMandamusBoard of EducationCommonwealth, Education.  EducationSchool and School CommitteeLabor, Public employment. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 23, 2017 at 2:33 pm

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Commonwealth v. Cotto (and related cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 12-092-17)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 26, 2017 at 5:30 pm

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Commonwealth v. Leslie (and five companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-072-17)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 9, 2017 at 2:45 pm

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Commonwealth v. Fulgiam (and 13 companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-071-17)

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-11674

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  EARL T. FULGIAM

(and thirteen companion cases[1]).

Suffolk.     October 11, 2016. – May 5, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Botsford, Lenk, Hines, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.[2]

Homicide.  Felony-Murder Rule.  Robbery.  Firearms.  Cellular Telephone.  Constitutional Law, Search and seizure, Probable cause.  Search and Seizure, Warrant, Probable cause.  Probable Cause.  Evidence, Fingerprints, Expert opinion, Prior misconduct, Relevancy and materiality.  Witness, Expert.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Warrant. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 5, 2017 at 5:44 pm

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 129 Benefit Fund v. Tucci, et al. (and eight companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-038-17)

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-12137

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers LOCAL NO. 129 BENEFIT FUND[1]  vs.  JOSEPH M. TUCCI & others[2] (and eight consolidated cases[3]).

Suffolk.     November 7, 2016. – March 6, 2017.

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

Corporation, Stockholder’s derivative suit, Merger, Sale of assets, Valuation of stock, Board of directors.  Practice, Civil, Class action, Dismissal.

Civil actions commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 15, October 16, October 19, October 20, October 23, October 28, and October 29, 2015. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 6, 2017 at 3:54 pm

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Commonwealth v. Unitt (and six companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-017-17)

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

16-P-29                                         Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  PETER J. UNITT, THIRD (and six companion cases[1]).

No. 16-P-29.

Middlesex.     December 7, 2016. – February 28, 2017.

Present:  Cypher, Maldonado, & Blake, JJ.

Bail.  Forfeiture Proceeding.  Practice, Criminal, Restitution.  Restitution.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on September 23, 2010.

A bail forfeiture proceeding was had before Sandra L. Hamlin, J. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 28, 2017 at 4:47 pm

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Commonwealth v. Mendez (and 11 companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-034-17)

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-11869

SJC-11870

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  CHARLES MENDEZ

(and eleven companion cases[1]).

Bristol.     October 11, 2016. – February 22, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Firearms.  Robbery.  Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.  Felony-Murder Rule.  Constitutional Law, Search and seizure, Reasonable suspicion.  Search and Seizure, Reasonable suspicion.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Motion to suppress, Trial of indictments together, Argument by prosecutor, Instructions to jury.  Witness, Credibility.  Jury and Jurors. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 22, 2017 at 5:40 pm

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