Posts tagged "G.P."

In the Matter of G.P. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-179-15)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-11911

IN THE MATTER OF G.P.

Suffolk.     September 10, 2015. – November 5, 2015.

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

Practice, Civil, Civil commitment, Standard of proof, Hearsay, Appeal, Moot case.  Uniform Trial Court Rules for Civil Commitment Proceedings.  Moot Question.  Words, “Likelihood of serious harm,” “Very substantial risk.”

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on June 1, 2015.

read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - November 5, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Categories: News   Tags: , , , ,