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Abbott A., a juvenile, v. Commonwealth

Docket #SJC-10663
Date April 7, 2010
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JusticesMarshall, C.J., Ireland, Spina, Cowin, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, JJ.
SummaryDue process of law, Competency to stand trial, Pretrial detainees. Practice, Criminal, Competency to stand trial, Defendant's competency, Hearsay. Delinquent child. Insanity. Mental impairment. Evidence, Hearsay. Constitutional law, Preventive detention.
Appealed FromSJC for Suffolk County, Justice Margot Botsford
Counsel for Appellant
Plaintiff:  Barbara Kaban
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Eitan Goldberg, Catherine Langevin Semel
Amici CuriaeCommittee for Public Counsel Services

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