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Commonwealth v. Washington

Docket #SJC-09871
Date May 8, 2007
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, JJ.
SummaryControlled substances. Threshold police inquiry. Constitutional law, Search and seizure, Stop and frisk, Probable cause. Search and seizure, Threshold police inquiry, Exigent circumstances, Probable cause. Evidence, Hearsay, Joint venturer. Practice, Criminal, Hearsay.
Appealed FromHampden Superior Court, Justice Daniel A. Ford
Counsel for Appellant
Washington:  Leslie W. O'Brien
Thomas:  Steven J. Brooks
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Matthew J. Shea

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

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