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Commonwealth v. Brown

Docket #SJC-09147
Date February 9, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryMental impairment. Insanity. Due process of law, Competency to stand trial. Practice, Criminal, Competency to stand trial. Required finding, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Voir dire, Instructions to jury, Empanelment of jury, Capital case. Homicide. Constitutional law, Admissions and confessions. Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Relevancy and materiality, Voluntariness of statement, Sanity, Medical record. Intoxication. Jury and jurors.
Appealed FromSuffolk Superior Court, Justice James D. McDaniel, Jr.
Counsel for Appellant
Brown:  James L. Sultan
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Donna Jalbert Patalano

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

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