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Commonwealth v. Connolly

Docket #SJC-10355
Date May 5, 2009
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, JJ.
Summary Probable cause. Search and seizure, Affidavit, Probable cause, Warrant, Automobile, Expectation of privacy. Constitutional law, Search and seizure, Probable cause, Probable cause, Privacy, Confrontation of witnesses, Harmless error. Practice, Criminal, Affidavit, Warrant, Probable cause hearing, Disclosure of identity of informer, Confrontation of witnesses, Harmless error. Evidence, informer, Certificate of drug analysis. Error, Harmless. Controlled substances. Global positioning system device.
Appealed FromBarnstable Superior Court, Justice Gary A. Nickerson.
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Connolly:  Ian Stone
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Julia K. Holler
Amici CuriaeAttorney General; District Attorney for Berkshire; District Attorney for Bristol; District Attorney for the Eastern District; District Attorney for Hampden; District Attorney for Middlesex; District Attorney for Norfolk; District Attorney for the Northern District; District Attorney for the Northwestern District; District Attorney for Plymouth; District Attorney for Suffolk; Electronic Privacy Information Center; Committee for Public Counsel Services

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

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