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Commonwealth v. Muniur M., a juvenile (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-051-14)

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SJC‑11552

COMMONWEALTH  vs.  MUNIUR M., a juvenile.

March 18, 2014.

Delinquent ChildDistrict Court, Delinquent child.  Practice, Criminal, Juvenile delinquency proceeding, Admission to sufficient facts to warrant finding, Plea, New trial.  Evidence, Juvenile delinquency, Guilty plea.

A District Court judge allowed the juvenile’s motion to vacate his admission to sufficient facts and for a new trial on the ground that the admission was coerced.  The Commonwealth appealed, and the Appeals Court reversed.  Commonwealth v. Muniur M., 83 Mass. App. Ct. 1132 (2013).  We granted the juvenile’s application for further appellate review.  Commonwealth v. Muniur M., 466 Mass. 1106 (2013).  We now vacate the judge’s order and remand for further proceedings. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 18, 2014 at 2:18 pm

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