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Commonwealth v. Perkins

Docket #SJC-08448
Date December 5, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cordy, Botsford, JJ.
SummaryHomicide. Practice, Criminal, Capital case, New trial, Defendant's decision not to testify, Required finding, Motion to suppress, Cameras in courtroom, Assistance of counsel. Search and seizure, Expectation of privacy. Attorney at law, Conflict of interest. Conflict of interest. Deoxyribonucleic acid. Evidence, Identity, Hearsay, Exculpatory, Relevancy and materiality. Due process of law, Fair trial, Assistance of counsel. Constitutional law, Search and seizure, Assistance of counsel.
Appealed FromSuffolk Superior Court, Justice Robert A. Barton
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Perkins:  Richard J. Shea
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  David D. McGowan, John P. Zanini

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

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