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Andrews, petitioner

Docket #SJC-09777
Date April 6, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryPractice, Civil, Commitment of mentally ill person. Mental health. Due process of law, Mental health, Standard of proof.
Appealed FromPlymouth Superior Court, Justice Thomas A. Connors
Counsel for Appellant
Andrews:  Robert H. Weber, William J. Quaglia
Counsel for Appellee
Bridgewater State Hospital:  Randall E. Ravitz
Commonwealth:  Donna M. Riordan
Amici CuriaeMental Health Legal Advisors Committee

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