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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NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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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Adoption of Yadira (and two companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-030-17)

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-12113

ADOPTION OF YADIRA (and two companion cases).[1]

Suffolk.     November 7, 2016. – February 14, 2017.

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

Adoption, Dispensing with parent’s consent.  Minor, Adoption.  Parent and Child, Adoption, Dispensing with parent’s consent to adoption.  Regulation.  Practice, Civil, Adoption, Report.

Petitions filed in the Suffolk Division of the Probate and Family Court Department on March 20, 2014. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 14, 2017 at 11:37 pm

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Adoption of Zak (and two companion cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-004-17)

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-393                                        Appeals Court

ADOPTION OF ZAK (and two companion cases).[1]

No. 16-P-393.

Norfolk.     October 7, 2016. – January 9, 2017.

Present:  Hanlon, Sullivan, & Blake, JJ.

Adoption, Visitation rights, Standing.  Parent and Child, Adoption.  Minor, Adoption, Visitation rights.  Practice, Civil, Adoption, Standing.

Petitions filed in the Norfolk County Division of the Juvenile Court Department on May 19, 2010, and September 9, 2011. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - January 9, 2017 at 6:14 pm

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