Posts tagged "City"

DaRosa, et al. v. City of New Bedford (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-081-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11759

JOHN DaROSA & others[1]  vs.  CITY OF NEW BEDFORD; MONSANTO COMPANY & others,[2] third-party defendants.

Bristol.     January 8, 2015. – May 15, 2015.

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

Public Records.  Municipal Corporations, Public record.  Attorney at Law, Work product, Attorney-client relationship.  Privileged Communication.  Practice, Civil, Discovery.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 24, 2008.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 17, 2015 at 3:48 am

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Goduti v. City of Worcester (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-048-15)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 13, 2015 at 5:31 pm

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Chief of Police of the City of Worcester v. Holden (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-041-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11682

CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE CITY OF WORCESTER  vs.  RAYMOND J. HOLDEN, JR.

Worcester.     November 6, 2014. – March 11, 2015.

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

 

FirearmsLicenseConstitutional Law, Right to bear arms, Vagueness of statute.  Due Process of Law, Revocation of license, Vagueness of statute.  Words, “Suitable person.”

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 6, 2011.

The case was heard by James R. Lemire, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 11, 2015 at 4:07 pm

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City of Worcester v. Civil Service Commission (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-016-15)

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

12-P-1844                                       Appeals Court

CITY OF WORCESTER  vs.  CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION & another.[1]

No. 12-P-1844.

Suffolk.     December 6, 2013. – February 26, 2015.

Present:  Fecteau, Sullivan, & Maldonado, JJ.

Practice, Civil, Review respecting civil service.  Civil Service, Police, Decision of Civil Service Commission, Termination of employment, Judicial review.  Administrative Law, Hearing, Judicial review.  Municipal Corporations, Police.  Police, Discharge.  Public Employment, Police, Termination.  Statute, Construction.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 26, 2015 at 8:26 pm

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City of Somerville, et al. v. Commonwealth Employment Relations Board, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-016-15)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - February 3, 2015 at 5:52 pm

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Cape Cod Shellfish & Seafood Company, Inc., et al. v. City of Boston, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-148-14)

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

11-P-1474                                       Appeals Court

CAPE COD SHELLFISH & SEAFOOD COMPANY, INC., & others[1]  vs.  CITY OF BOSTON & another.[2]

 

No. 11-P-1474.

Suffolk.     October 9, 2013. – November 12, 2014.

Present:  Cypher, Katzmann, & Maldonado, JJ.

Taxation, Exemption, Leased property, Abatement, Real estate tax:  exemption, abatement.  Contract, Lease of real estate.  Landlord and Tenant, Taxation, Tenancy at sufferance, Lease as contract.  Real Property, Lease.  Massachusetts Port Authority.  Boston.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 12, 2014 at 5:03 pm

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City of Springfield v. Civil Service Commission, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-142-14)

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-11540

CITY OF SPRINGFIELD  vs.  CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION & another.[1]

Hampden.     April 8, 2014. – August 18, 2014.

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

Civil Service, Provisional promotion, Termination of employment, Notice.  Labor, Civil service.  Employment, Termination.  Jurisdiction, Civil Service Commission.  Administrative Law, Evidence.  Notice, Termination of employment, Administrative hearing.  Waiver.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 29, 2010.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 18, 2014 at 8:16 pm

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City of Brockton v. Energy Facilities Siting Board (No. 1) (and two consolidated cases) (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-131-14)

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-11406

CITY OF BROCKTON  vs.  ENERGY FACILITIES SITING BOARD (No. 1) (and two consolidated cases[1]).

Suffolk.     March 4, 2014. – July 31, 2014.

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

Energy Facilities Siting Board.  Public Utilities, Energy company, Electric company.  Electric Company.  Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act.  Administrative Law, Decision, Judicial review, Substantial evidence.  Environment, Air pollution, Environmental impact report.  Municipal Corporations, Electric plant, Water supply.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 31, 2014 at 7:20 pm

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The Woodward School for Girls, Inc. v. City of Quincy, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-129-14)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 23, 2014 at 6:08 pm

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Lu v. City of Boston, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-127-14)

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-11611

FREIDRICH LU  vs.  CITY OF BOSTON & others.[1]

July 17, 2014.

Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Declaratory ReliefPractice, Civil, Pendency of prior action.

     The plaintiff, Freidrich Lu, filed a complaint in the county court pursuant to G. L. c. 231A, § 1, essentially seeking a judgment declaring that the Trustees of the Boston Public Library (trustees) are not a subsidiary corporation, division or unit of the city of Boston (city), that the trustees and the city “are two separate, independent legal entities,” and that members of the city of Boston Law Department (law department) may not provide legal representation to the trustees or library employees.  A single justice of this court denied Lu’s motion for summary judgment, dismissed the complaint, and denied postjudgment relief.  Lu appeals.  We affirm.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 17, 2014 at 7:02 pm

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