|Date ||April 3, 2006 |
|Video||View oral argument with Windows Media Player
|Justices||Marshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Sosman, Cordy, JJ.
|Summary||Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Police officers. Civil service, Decision of Civil Service Commission, Judicial review, Police, Promotion, Eligibility list. Practice, Civil, Review respecting civil service. Constitutional law, Equal protection of laws. Administrative law, Judicial review, Agency's authority, Regulations, Agency's interpretation of regulation.|
|Appealed From||Suffolk Superior Court, Justice Margot Botsford|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Brackett: Frank J. McGee |
|Counsel for Appellee|
|Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: Robert P. Morris|
Human Resources Division of the Commonwealth Robert L. Quinan, Jr.
|Amici Curiae||Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers |
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |