Posts tagged "Investigation"

In the Matter of a Grand Jury Investigation (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-152-17)

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16-P-215                                        Appeals Court

IN THE MATTER OF A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION.

 

 

No. 16-P-215.

Middlesex.     October 5, 2017. – December 11, 2017.

Present:  Sullivan, Blake, & Singh, JJ.

Witness, Compelling giving of evidence, Self-incrimination.  Constitutional Law, Self-incrimination.  Cellular TelephoneGrand JuryPrivacyPublic Records. Practice, Criminal, Assistance of counsel.  Contempt.

Motion filed in the Superior Court Department on January 22, 2016. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - December 11, 2017 at 6:32 pm

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In the Matter of a Grand Jury Investigation (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-086-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12249

IN THE MATTER OF A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION.

May 25, 2017.

Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.  Moot Question.

The petitioner, R.C., appealed from a judgment of the county court denying his petition for relief under G. L. c. 211, § 3.  R.C. has been indicted for possessing and distributing child pornography.  In his petition, he sought relief from an order of a Superior Court judge authorizing computers and digital storage devices (digital material) seized from his home to be searched for child pornography.  R.C., who is an attorney, argued that the digital material may contain privileged data provided to him by his clients and that the Superior Court judge’s order did not adequately protect any such privileged data because it does not conform to the protocol set forth in Preventive Med. Assocs. v. Commonwealth, 465 Mass. 810 (2013).  After the single justice denied relief, R.C. moved to stay the Superior Court order pending this appeal.  We denied that motion, thereby allowing the search to proceed.  The Commonwealth has moved to dismiss this appeal as moot.  It represents that the search has taken place pursuant to the protocol set forth in the Superior Court order, that files allegedly containing child pornography were transmitted to R.C.’s counsel, and that R.C. does not claim that any of those files are protected by the attorney-client privilege.  R.C. has not disputed these representations or filed any response to the motion within the time set forth in Mass. R. A. P. 15 (a), 365 Mass. 859 (1974).  R.C.’s challenge to the Superior Court order has become moot, as that order has been fully carried out.  See Lenardis v. Commonwealth, 452 Mass. 1001, 1001 (2008).  No effective relief can be provided.  Moreover, we see no reason to believe that the issue is capable of repetition, yet evading review, and R.C. has offered none. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 26, 2017 at 12:19 am

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In the Matter of a Grand Jury Investigation (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-004-15)

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-11697

IN THE MATTER OF A GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION.

Suffolk. September 4, 2014. – January 12, 2015.
Present: Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk,
& Hines, JJ.

Grand Jury. Subpoena. Cellular Telephone. Constitutional Law, Grand jury, Subpoena, Self-incrimination. Practice, Criminal, Grand jury proceedings, Subpoena duces tecum, Warrant. Evidence, Grand jury proceedings. Attorney at Law, Attorney-client relationship. Search and Seizure, Warrant, Probable cause. Probable Cause.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on April 7, 2014. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - January 12, 2015 at 7:57 pm

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Police: Tremont Street Homicide Under Investigation

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Police are currently investigating a fatal shooting in the South End.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 2, 2013 at 12:22 am

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Week in Review: Hernandez Investigation

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The following were the top articles on South End Patch from June 24 to June 28, 2013:

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 30, 2013 at 10:54 am

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March Top Ten: Homicide Investigation, Attempted Bank Robbery, Whole Foods

Top ten most read articles.

The numbers are in, and these are the most popular South End stories according to you and your neighbors in the month of March: 

1. Man Found Dead on West Canton Street – A man was found dead on West Canton Street in the South End on March 23, according to the Boston Police Department. Homicide detectives are now investigating the man’s death. 

2. Police: Attempted Robbery at Washington Street Bank Failed When Teller Couldn’t Read Note – After handing the teller a note that she couldn’t read, a bank robbery suspect told her she was “stupid,” and left.

3. South End Answers: When Will the Whole Foods Open? – Reader J. Nicole asked via Twitter, “When are we getting a Whole Foods and a Pinkberry? Life’s essential elements.” Find out the answer here. 

4. Two of ‘Boston’s Finest’ Give Inside Scoop on the Show – Boston Police officers featured on the show dish about working with Donnie Wahlberg, and that one has never heard of New Kids on the Block. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm

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Drug Investigation Prompts Arrest on Harrison Avenue

Boston Police Department

The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions.

A drug investigation lead to an arrest on Harrison Avenue on Saturday evening. 

Boston resident Peter Monzi, of 784 Mass. Ave., was charged with multiple drug charges after police say they saw him buying heroin. 

Police conducted a drug investigation in the area of 881 Harrison Ave. on Saturday, March 30 at 6:15 p.m. 

Officers said they watched Monzi speak with two people on Harrison Ave, then walk down towards East Lenox Street and stop outside of 889 Harrison Ave. Officers said they then witnessed a hand-to-hand drug transaction.  

Police said Monzi returned to the area of 881 Harrison Ave. and sat on the ground with a syringe in one hand and a plastic cup with heroin in the other. 

Officers confronted Monzi and placed him under arrest. The suspect told officers that he had traded a $ 36 gift card for heroin with one of the unknowns in the group moments earlier.   read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 2, 2013 at 10:47 am

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