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Commonwealth v. Barbosa

Docket #SJC-10380
Date February 12, 2010
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, JJ.
SummaryDeoxyribonucleic acid. Constitutional law, Confrontation of witnesses. Evidence, Hearsay, Expert opinion, Cross-examination, Prior misconduct, Motive, Prior consistent statement, Impeachment of credibility, Admissions and confessions, Photograph, Relevancy and materiality. Practice, Criminal, Instructions to jury, Admissions and confessions, Capital case. Homicide.
Appealed FromSuffolk Superior Court, Justice Margaret R. Hinkle
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Barbosa:  Elizabeth Doherty
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Elisabeth Kosterlitz

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

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