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Commonwealth v. Mercado

Docket #SJC-09831
Date November 6, 2009
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SummaryHomicide. Constitutional law, Confrontation of witnesses. Witness, Cross-examination. Mental impairment. Self-defense. Practice, Criminal, Capital case, Confrontation of witnesses, Instructions to jury, Conduct of prosecutor. Evidence, Cross-examination, Expert opinion.
Appealed FromPlymouth County Superior Court, Brockton, Justice Linda E. Giles
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Mercado:  Stephen Neyman
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Robert C. Thompson

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

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