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Essex Regional Retirement Board v. Justices of the Salem Division of the District Court Department of the Trial Court, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-086-17)

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NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

16-P-1158                                       Appeals Court

ESSEX REGIONAL RETIREMENT BOARD  vs.  JUSTICES OF THE SALEM DIVISION OF THE DISTRICT COURT DEPARTMENT OF THE TRIAL COURT[1] & another.[2]

No. 16-P-1158.

Essex.     March 8, 2017. – July 12, 2017.

Present:  Grainger, Blake, & Neyman, JJ.[3]

Public Employment, Retirement, Forfeiture of pension.  Police, Retirement.  PensionConstitutional Law, Public employment, Excessive fines clause.  County, Retirement board.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari.  District Court, Appeal to Superior Court. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 12, 2017 at 8:47 pm

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Opinion of the Justices to the Senate (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-073-16)

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SJC-12092

OPINION OF THE JUSTICES TO THE SENATE.

Beach.  Public Land.  Real Property, Beach, Littoral property.

On May 26, 2016, the Justices submitted the following response to a question propounded to them by the Senate.

To the Honorable the Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

The undersigned Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court respectfully submit this response to the question set forth in an order adopted by the Senate on April 13, 2016, and transmitted to us the next day.  For reasons outlined below, we are unable to answer specifically, either yes or no, the question as it has been presented to us. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 26, 2016 at 4:14 pm

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Opinion of the Justices to the House of Representatives (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-097-15)

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-11883

OPINION OF THE JUSTICES TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

General Court.  Constitutional Law, General Court, Appropriation of money, Taxation.  Statute, Appropriation of money, Amendment.  Taxation.

On June 15, 2015, the Justices submitted the following response to questions propounded to them by the House of Representatives.

To the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

The undersigned Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court respectfully submit this response to the questions set forth in an order adopted by the House of Representatives on May 22, 2015, and transmitted to us on that date.  The order poses five questions concerning the State budget legislation for fiscal year 2016.  All of the questions involve Part II, c. 1, § 3, art. 7, of the Massachusetts Constitution, which we will refer to as the origination article.[1]  They ask, among other things, whether certain provisions in the House budget bill rendered it a “money bill” within the meaning of the origination article, and whether the Senate improperly “originated” a money bill in violation of this article. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 15, 2015 at 7:47 pm

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