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Commonwealth v. Field (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-126-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11403

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  EUNICE M. FIELD.

Plymouth.     March 10, 2017. – August 1, 2017.

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

Homicide.  Constitutional Law, Assistance of counsel, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement.  Mental Impairment.  Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Videotape, Competency.  Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Assistance of counsel, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Competency to stand trial. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 1, 2017 at 4:37 pm

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Field v. Commonwealth (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-192-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11817

EUNICE FIELD  vs.  COMMONWEALTH.

December 1, 2015.

Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Practice, Criminal, Assistance of counsel, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement.  Mental HealthWitness, Expert, Privilege.  Privileged Communication.  Evidence, Expert opinion, Medical record, State of mind, Voluntariness of statement, Communication between patient and psychotherapist.

Eunice Field appeals from a judgment of a single justice of this court denying, without a hearing, her petition for relief under G. L. c. 211, § 3.  We affirm. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - December 2, 2015 at 12:34 am

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