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Trychon v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-124-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

15-P-1316                                       Appeals Court

STEPHEN TRYCHON  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORATION AUTHORITY.

No. 15-P-1316.

Suffolk.     May 16, 2016. – September 15, 2016.

Present:  Agnes, Massing, & Kinder, JJ.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation AuthorityPractice, Civil, Motion to dismiss.  Employment, Termination, Retaliation.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 11, 2014.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Heidi E. Brieger, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 15, 2016 at 3:08 pm

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Clay v. Massachusetts Parole Board (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-123-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12032

FREDERICK CLAY  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS PAROLE BOARD.

Suffolk.     April 7, 2016. – August 12, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.[1]

Parole.  Constitutional Law, Parole, Ex post facto law.  Imprisonment, Parole.  Practice, Criminal, Parole.

Civil action commenced in the Supreme Judicial Court for the county of Suffolk on November 20, 2015.

The case was reported by Botsford, J.

Jeffrey Harris for the petitioner.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 12, 2016 at 3:24 pm

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Landry v. Massachusetts Port Authority, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-042-16)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

15-P-253                                        Appeals Court

DONALD R. LANDRY  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY & another.[1]

No. 15-P-253.

Hampden.     November 12, 2015. – April 12, 2016.

Present:  Cohen, Grainger, & Wolohojian, JJ.

Massachusetts Port AuthorityMunicipal Corporations, Liability for tort.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment, Interlocutory appeal, Execution.  Negligence, Use of way.  Way, Public:  defect.  Notice, Action alleging injury caused by defect in public way.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 12, 2016 at 4:47 pm

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Kilnapp Enterprises, Inc. v. Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-030-16)

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

15-P-101                                        Appeals Court

KILNAPP ENTERPRISES, INC.[1]  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS STATE AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION & others.[2]

No. 15-P-101.

Suffolk.     December 7, 2015. – March 17, 2016.

Present:  Rubin, Maldonado, & Massing, JJ.

Libel and Slander.  Actionable Tort.  Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on March 10, 2014.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Judith Fabricant, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 17, 2016 at 2:40 pm

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Dexter v. Superintendent, Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Concord (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-142-15)

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

13-P-1844                                       Appeals Court

MICHAEL DEXTER  vs.  SUPERINTENDENT, MASSACHUSETTS CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, CONCORD.

No. 13-P-1844.

Middlesex.     March 9, 2015. – September 11, 2015.

Present:  Green, Trainor, & Carhart, JJ.

Imprisonment, Enforcement of discipline.  Administrative Law, Regulations.  Regulation.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on September 10, 2012.

The case was heard by Peter B. Krupp, J., on motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, and a motion to reconsider or, in the alternative, to alter or amend the judgment was considered by him.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 12, 2015 at 8:58 am

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Doucette v. Massachusetts Parole Board (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-137-14)

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

13-P-149                                        Appeals Court

CHARLES DOUCETTE  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS PAROLE BOARD.

No. 13-P-149.

Essex.     April 4, 2014. – October 29, 2014.

Present:  Berry, Katzmann, & Sullivan, JJ.

ParoleAdministrative Law, Adjudicatory proceeding, Decision, Evidence, Failure to raise issue before agency, Hearing, Regulations.  Constitutional Law, Delay in rendering decision, Impartial tribunal, Parole.  Due Process of Law, Administrative hearing, Delay in rendering decision, Hearing, Parole.  Practice, Civil, Action in nature of certiorari, Failure to raise issue, Hearsay, Motion to dismiss, Relief in the nature of certiorari, Review of administrative action, Waiver.  WaiverEvidence, Absence of witness, Administrative proceeding, Hearsay, Police report.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 29, 2014 at 11:53 pm

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Fyffe v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-129-14)

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

13-P-186                                         Appeals Court

COLLEEN FYFFE  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY & another.[1]

No. 13-P-186.

Suffolk.     January 14, 2014. – October 6, 2014.

Present: Trainor, Graham, & Agnes, JJ.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.  Practice, Civil, Argument by counsel, Conduct of counsel, Opening statement, Instructions to jury, New trial.  Damages, Remittitur.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on May 11, 2010.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - October 6, 2014 at 5:45 pm

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Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association, Inc., et al. v. Tesla Motors MA, Inc., et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-163-14)

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-11545

MASSACHUSETTS STATE AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION, INC., & others[1]  vs.  TESLA MOTORS MA, INC., & another.[2]

Norfolk.     May 6, 2014. – September 15, 2014.

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

Motor Vehicle, Dealer.  Consumer Protection Act, Motor vehicle franchise, Standing.  Practice, Civil, Standing.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on October 16, 2012.

A motion to dismiss was heard by Kenneth J. Fishman, J.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 16, 2014 at 12:27 am

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Massachusetts Electric Company, et al. v. Department of Public Utilities (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-153-14)

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-11526

SJC-11527

SJC-11528

MASSACHUSETTS ELECTRIC COMPANY[1] & another[2]  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES.

NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES.

WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS ELECTRIC COMPANY  vs.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES.

Suffolk.     April 7, 2014. – September 4, 2014.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.[3]

Electric Company.  Public Utilities, Electric company.  Department of Public Utilities.  Penalty.  Administrative Law, Substantial evidence, Findings.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - September 4, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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Garney v. Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement System (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-143-14)

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-11493

RONALD T. GARNEY  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Worcester.     April 10, 2014. – August 18, 2014.

Present:  Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, & Lenk, JJ.[1]

Retirement.  Public Employment, Forfeiture of retirement benefits.  School and School Committee, Retirement benefits.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on January 14, 2010.

The case was heard by John S. McCann, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings.

The Supreme Judicial Court on its own initiative transferred the case from the Appeals Court.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 18, 2014 at 4:43 pm

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