Posts tagged "City"

Quarterman v. City of Springfield, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-035-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-223                                        Appeals Court

WILL QUARTERMAN  vs.  CITY OF SPRINGFIELD & another.[1]

No. 16-P-223.

Hampden.     November 9, 2016. – March 29, 2017.

Present:  Kafker, C.J., Kinder, & Lemire, JJ.

Alcoholic Liquors, License, Local licensing authority.  Anti-Discrimination Law, Race, Damages, Attorney’s fees.  Practice, Civil, Judgment notwithstanding verdict, Motion to amend, Instructions to jury.  Judgment, Amendment.  Damages, Loss of profits, Attorney’s fees.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 29, 2017 at 2:52 pm

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City of Revere, et al. v. Massachusetts Gaming Commission (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-042-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12111

SJC-12177

CITY OF REVERE & others[1]  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS GAMING COMMISSION.

Suffolk.     December 5, 2016. – March 10, 2017.

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

Gaming.  License.  Administrative Law, Judicial review, Intervention.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari, Review of administrative action, Intervention, Interlocutory appeal.  Jurisdiction, Judicial review of administrative action.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 16, 2014.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 10, 2017 at 4:29 pm

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DeGiacomo v. City of Quincy, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-179-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11940

JAMES R. DeGIACOMO, trustee,  vs.  CITY OF QUINCY & others.

Suffolk.     September 7, 2016. – November 15, 2016.

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

Res Judicata.  Collateral Estoppel.  Judgment, Preclusive effect.  Trust, Charitable trust.  Contract, Lease of real estate, Rescission.  Real Property, Lease.  Fiduciary.  Attorney General.

    Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on February 19, 2014.

    The case was heard by Spina, J., on motions for summary judgment.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 15, 2016 at 6:01 pm

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Smith, et al. v. City of Westfield, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 111-08-16)

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-773                                        Appeals Court

VIRGINIA B. SMITH & others[1]  vs.  CITY OF WESTFIELD & others.[2]

No. 15-P-773.

Hampden.     April 14, 2016. – August 25, 2016.

Present:  Green, Trainor, & Milkey, JJ.

Municipal Corporations, Parks, Use of municipal property.  Parks and ParkwaysConstitutional Law, Taking of property.  Due Process of Law, Taking of property.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on April 27, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 25, 2016 at 9:49 pm

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MacLaurin, et al. v. City of Holyoke, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-130-16)

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-11865

SJC-11866

ROBERT MacLAURIN[1] & another[2]  vs.  CITY OF HOLYOKE & others.[3]

ROBERT MacLAURIN[4] & another[5]  vs.  CITY OF HOLYOKE & others.[6]

Hampden.     September 10, 2015. – August 18, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.[7]

Fire Prevention.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.  Administrative Law, Hearing.

Civil actions commenced in the Hampden Division of the Superior Court Department on April 26, 2012, and May 14, 2012, respectively.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 18, 2016 at 2:32 pm

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Weiss v. City of Cambridge (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-093-16)

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

15-P-1439                                        Appeals Court

MIKEL WEISS  vs.  CITY OF CAMBRIDGE.

No. 15-P-1439.

Middlesex.     May 12, 2016. – July 28, 2016.

Present:  Rubin, Milkey, & Neyman, JJ.

Negligence, Motor vehicle, Pedestrian, Contributory, Violation of statute.  Statute, Construction.  Practice, Civil, Instructions to jury, New trial.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 14, 2013.

The case was tried before Peter B. Krupp, J., and a motion for a new trial was considered by him.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 28, 2016 at 9:12 pm

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City of Springfield v. United Public Service Employees Union (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-035-16)

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-742                                        Appeals Court

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD  vs.  UNITED PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES UNION.

No. 15-P-742.

Hampden.     February 11, 2016. – March 25, 2016.

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

Arbitration, Collective bargaining, Authority of arbitrator, Judicial review.  Employment, Sexual harassment, Termination.  Public Policy.  Public Employment, Collective bargaining, Termination, Reinstatement of personnel.  Civil Service, Termination of employment, Reinstatement of personnel.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 25, 2016 at 3:52 pm

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Cumberland Farms, Inc. v. City Council of Marlborough (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-162-15)

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

14-P-1612                                       Appeals Court

CUMBERLAND FARMS, INC.  vs.  CITY COUNCIL OF MARLBOROUGH.

No. 14-P-1612.

Middlesex.     May 11, 2015. – October 15, 2015.

Present:  Cypher, Meade, & Massing, JJ.

Practice, Civil, Relief in the nature of certiorari.  License. Municipal Corporations, City council.  Administrative Law, Judicial review.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 12, 2013.

The case was heard by Douglas H. Wilkins, J., on a motion for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 15, 2015 at 2:49 pm

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Doe, et al. v. City of Lynn (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-147-15)

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-11822

JOHN DOE[1] & others[2]  vs.  CITY OF LYNN.

Essex.     April 9, 2015. – August 28, 2015.

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

Sex Offender.  Municipal Corporations, By-laws and ordinances, Home rule.  Constitutional Law, Home Rule Amendment.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on April 12, 2012.

The case was heard by Timothy Q. Feeley, J., on a motion for partial summary judgment, and entry of final judgment was ordered by him.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 28, 2015 at 2:47 pm

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City of Springfield v. Local Union No. 648, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-107-15)

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

13-P-1691                                       Appeals Court

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD  vs.  LOCAL UNION NO. 648, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS, AFL-CIO.

No. 13-P-1691.

Hampden.     September 11, 2014. – August 13, 2015.

Present:  Trainor, Rubin, & Sullivan, JJ.

Fire Fighter, Appointment.  Arbitration, Fire fighters, Authority of arbitrator, Damages.  Labor, Fire fighters, Arbitration, Civil service, Damages.  Civil Service, Fire fighters, Appointment.  Contract, Collective bargaining contract.  Damages, Back pay.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 13, 2015 at 8:37 pm

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