|Date ||May 4, 2009 |
|Video||View oral argument with Windows Media Player. Paired with SJC-10287.
|Justices||Marshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, JJ.
|Summary||Constitutional law, Search and seizure, Roadblock by police. Search and seizure, Automobile, Threshold police inquiry, Roadblock by police. Motor vehicle, Operating under the influence. |
|Appealed From||SJC for Suffolk County, Justice Margot Botsford.|
|Briefs||See selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Commonwealth: Robert C. Thompson|
|Counsel for Appellee|
|Swartz: David J. Nathanson|
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |