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Commonwealth v. Lora

Docket #SJC-10111
Date February 8, 2008
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Greaney, Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, JJ.
SummaryThreshold police inquiry. Constitutional law, Equal protection of laws. Practice, Criminal, Motion to suppress. Evidence, Profile, Statistics.
Appealed FromWorcester Superior Court, Justice John S. McCann
Counsel for Appellant
Commonwealth:  Christopher P. Hodgens
Counsel for Appellee
Lora:  William S. Smith
Amici CuriaeCommittee for Public Counsel Services; ACLU of Massachusetts; Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

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

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