Posts tagged "Police"

Malden Police Patrolman’s Association v. City of Malden (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-103-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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

16-P-494                                        Appeals Court

MALDEN POLICE PATROLMAN’S ASSOCIATION  vs.  CITY OF MALDEN.

No. 16-P-494.

Middlesex.     February 7, 2017. – August 11, 2017.

Present:  Trainor, Blake, & Shin, JJ.

Practice, Civil, Motion to dismiss, Summary judgment.  Superior CourtRules of the Superior CourtAdministrative Law, Primary jurisdiction, Exhaustion of remedies.  Unjust EnrichmentContract, Collective bargaining contract, Unjust enrichment, Promissory estoppel.  Public Employment, Collective bargaining.  Police, Collective bargaining. Massachusetts Wage ActCivil Service, Collective bargaining, Municipal finance.  Municipal Corporations, Collective bargaining, Municipal finance. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 11, 2017 at 7:55 pm

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City of Boston v. Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-118-17)

NOTICE:  All slip opinions and orders are subject to formal revision and are superseded by the advance sheets and bound volumes of the Official Reports.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-12077

CITY OF BOSTON  vs.  BOSTON POLICE PATROLMEN’S ASSOCIATION.

Suffolk.     December 5, 2016. – July 12, 2017.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, & Budd, JJ.

Arbitration, Confirmation of award, Authority of arbitrator.  Municipal Corporations, Police.  Police, Discharge.  Public Employment, Police, Termination.  Public Policy.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on July 22, 2013.

The case was heard by Dennis J. Curran, J. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 13, 2017 at 12:21 am

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Dudley v. Massachusetts State Police (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-071-17)

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

16-P-2                                          Appeals Court

RICHARD DUDLEY, JR.  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE.

No. 16-P-2.

Bristol.     December 1, 2016. – June 1, 2017.

Present:  Cypher, Maldonado, & Blake, JJ.[1]

Massachusetts Tort Claims Act.  Governmental Immunity.  Dog.  Police, Negligence.  Negligence, Governmental immunity, Police.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on February 1, 2013. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 1, 2017 at 5:18 pm

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Alves v. Massachusetts State Police, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-001-17)

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

15-P-1531                                       Appeals Court

DAVID A. ALVES  vs.  MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE & others.[1]

No. 15-P-1531.

Bristol.     November 3, 2016. – January 4, 2017.

Present:  Agnes, Blake, & Desmond, JJ.

Res Judicata.  Collateral Estoppel.  Judgment, Preclusive effect.  Negligence, Police.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment.  State Police.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on June 29, 2012. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - January 5, 2017 at 3:19 am

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Frawley v. Police Commissioner of Cambridge (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-028-16)

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SJC-11903

JOSEPH F. FRAWLEY, JR.  vs.  POLICE COMMISSIONER OF CAMBRIDGE.

Middlesex.     November 5, 2015. – March 4, 2016.

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

Firearms.  Police, Firearms, Retirement.  Public Employment, Police.  Declaratory Relief.  Practice, Civil, Summary judgment, Injunctive relief, Relief in the nature of certiorari.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 13, 2012.

The case was heard by Douglas H. Wilkins, J., on motions for summary judgment. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 4, 2016 at 3:24 pm

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Pugsley v. Police Department of Boston, et al. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-133-15)

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SJC-11740

SEAN PUGSLEY  vs.  POLICE DEPARTMENT OF BOSTON & others.[1]

Suffolk.     January 6, 2015. – July 31, 2015.

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

Boston.  Municipal Corporations, Police.  Police, Hiring.  Anti-Discrimination Law, Sex, Bona fide occupational qualification.  Employment, Discrimination.  Practice, Civil, Standing.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on June 2, 2011.

The case was heard by Carol S. Ball, J., on motions for summary judgment, and entry of final judgment was ordered by Frances A. McIntyre, J. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - July 31, 2015 at 5:44 pm

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Chief of Police of the City of Worcester v. Holden (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-041-15)

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-11682

CHIEF OF POLICE OF THE CITY OF WORCESTER  vs.  RAYMOND J. HOLDEN, JR.

Worcester.     November 6, 2014. – March 11, 2015.

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

 

FirearmsLicenseConstitutional Law, Right to bear arms, Vagueness of statute.  Due Process of Law, Revocation of license, Vagueness of statute.  Words, “Suitable person.”

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on December 6, 2011.

The case was heard by James R. Lemire, J., on motions for judgment on the pleadings. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - March 11, 2015 at 4:07 pm

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Plourde v. Police Department of Lawrence (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-037-14)

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‑650                                                                              Appeals Court

 

RONALD PLOURDE  vs.  POLICE DEPARTMENT OF LAWRENCE.

No. 13‑P‑650.

Essex.     January 7, 2014.  ‑  April 9, 2014.

Present:  Katzmann, Fecteau, & Milkey, JJ.

Massachusetts Wage ActGovernmental ImmunityPublic Employment, Collective bargaining, Compensatory time.   EmploymentContract, Employment, Collective bargaining contract.  Labor, Collective bargaining, Failure to pay wages.  Police, Collective bargaining, Compensation, Municipality’s liability.  Municipal Corporations, Police, Governmental immunity, Special act. read more

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - April 9, 2014 at 10:57 pm

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South End Accident Sends Police Officer, Motorist, to Hospital

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Two people were injured in a car accident between a police cruiser and another vehicle in the South End on Tuesday night.
South End Patch News

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 28, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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Police: Maine Man Charged with Breaking and Entering

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A man reportedly broke into the laundry room of a South End building.
South End Patch News

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - August 16, 2013 at 11:24 pm

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