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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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Lunn v. Commonwealth, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-123-17)

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SJC-12276

SREYNUON LUNN  vs.  COMMONWEALTH & another.[1]

Suffolk.     April 4, 2017. – July 24, 2017.

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

AlienArrest.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on February 7, 2017.

The case was reported by Lenk, J.

Emma C. Winger (Mark Fleming, of New York, & Alyssa Hackett, Committee for Public Counsel Services, also present) for the petitioner.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

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Commonwealth v. Hampton (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-095-17)

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16-P-1355                                       Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  RAYMOND HAMPTON.

No. 16-P-1355.

Barnstable.     June 5, 2017. – July 24, 2017.

Present:  Sullivan, Henry, & Shin, JJ.

Indecent Assault and Battery.  Minor.  Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Relevancy and materiality.

Complaint received and sworn to in the Barnstable Division of the District Court Department on November 2, 2015.

The case was tried before John M. Julian, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm

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Commonwealth v. Hammond (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-122-17)

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SJC-12096

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  AMANDA L. HAMMOND.

Plymouth.     October 6, 2016. – July 21, 2017.

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

Rape.  Constitutional Law, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Sentence, Sex offender.  Due Process of Law, Sentence, Sex offender.  Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Act.  Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Videotape, Sexual conduct.  Practice, Criminal, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Redaction, Argument by prosecutor, Sentence.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 21, 2017 at 7:27 pm

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Commonwealth v. Veiovis (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-121-17)

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SJC-12017

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  CAIUS VEIOVIS.

Berkshire.     November 10, 2016. – July 19, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Evidence, Photograph, Relevancy and materiality, Inflammatory evidence, Prior misconduct, Identity, State of mind, Motive.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Argument by prosecutor, Instructions to jury.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on October 6, 2011.

The cases were tried before C. Jeffrey Kinder, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 20, 2017 at 12:31 am

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Commonwealth v. Biesiot (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-092-17)

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16-P-314                                        Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JOHN H. BIESIOT.

 

 

No. 16-P-314.

Suffolk.     January 10, 2017. – July 19, 2017.

Present:  Grainger, Wolohojian, & Neyman, JJ.[1]

Practice, Criminal, Required finding.  Evidence, Consciousness of guilt, Identity, Inference.  Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Complaints received and sworn to in the Brighton Division of the Boston Municipal Court Department on February 18, 2010, February 15, 2012, and September 25, 2012.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

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Commonwealth v. Rivera (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-090-17)

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16-P-331                                        Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  JAVIER RIVERA.

No. 16-P-331.

Bristol.     April 5, 2017. – July 17, 2017.

Present:  Milkey, Sullivan, & Desmond, JJ.

Possession of Burglarious Instruments.  Constitutional Law, Identification.  Due Process of Law, Identification.  Identification.  Practice, Criminal, Required finding, Motion to suppress, Argument by prosecutor.

Complaint received and sworn to in the Fall River Division of the District Court Department on March 27, 2014.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm

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Commonwealth v. Cooley (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-119-17)

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SJC-11691

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  EDWARD COOLEY.

Hampden.     March 10, 2017. – July 13, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Robbery.  Firearms.  Joint Enterprise.  Evidence, Joint venturer, Exculpatory.  Practice, Criminal, New trial, Capital case.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on June 29, 2010.

The cases were tried before Mary-Lou Rup, J., and a motion for a new trial, filed on October 24, 2011, was heard by her.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 13, 2017 at 6:14 pm

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Commonwealth v. Muller (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-117-17)

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SJC-11176

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  CHRISTIAN MULLER.

Worcester.     December 9, 2016. – July 11, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Armed Assault with Intent to Murder.  Armed Home Invasion.  Firearms.  Mental Impairment.  Insanity.  Intoxication.  Evidence, Insanity, Intoxication.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Instructions to jury, Argument by prosecutor.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on August 23, 2007.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 11, 2017 at 4:09 pm

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Commonwealth v. Jordan (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-085-17)

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16-P-1251                                       Appeals Court

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  MICHAEL AARON JORDAN.[1]

No. 16-P-1251.

Suffolk.     May 9, 2017. – July 6, 2017.

Present:  Agnes, Massing, & Lemire, JJ.

Cellular Telephone.  Practice, Criminal, Motion to suppress, Warrant, Affidavit.  Constitutional Law, Search and seizure, Probable cause.  Search and Seizure, Warrant, Affidavit, Probable cause.  Probable Cause.

Indictments found and returned in the Superior Court Department on February 20, 2015.

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

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