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In the Matter of the Valuation of MCI WorldCom Network Services, Inc.

Docket #SJC-10300
Date March 5, 2009
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, JJ.
SummaryAdministrative law, Judicial review, Substantial evidence, Agency's interpretation of statute. Taxation, Appellate Tax Board: appeal to Supreme Judicial Court; Value; Assessors. Telephone Company. Bankruptcy. Commissioner of Revenue. Statute, Construction.
Appealed FromAppellate Tax Board
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
MCI WorldCom Network Services, Inc.:  William Hazel
Board of Assessors Boston:  Anthony M. Ambriano
Board of Assessors of Newton:  Richard G. Chmielinski
Counsel for Appellee
Commissioner of Revenue:  Daniel A. Shapiro, Daniel J. Hammond
Amici CuriaeMassachusetts Assessing Officers

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

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