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Newell v. Department of Mental Retardation

Docket #SJC-09439
Date November 7, 2005
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Sosman, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryCivil rights, Attorney's fees. Mentally retarded person. Department of Mental Retardation. Practice, Civil, Attorney's fees, Contempt. Contempt.
Appealed FromMiddlesex Superior Court, Justice Elizabeth M. Fahey
Counsel for Appellant
Newell:   Daniel S. Sharp, Elaine Whitfield Sharp
Counsel for Appellee
Department of Mental Retardation:   Ronald F. Kehoe, Jacquelyn Berman

OpinionClick to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat)

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