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Globe Newspaper Company, Inc., petitioner

Docket #SJC-10798
Date September 6, 2011
VideoView oral argument with Windows Media Player
JusticesIreland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
Summary Inquest. Impoundment. Statute, Construction. Common law. Public records. Privacy. Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.
Appealed FromNorfolk Superior Court, Justice Elizabeth B. Donovan
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Globe Newspaper Company, Inc.:  Jonathan M. Albano
Counsel for Intervener
Committee for Public Counsel Services:  Larry R. Tipton, Peter M. Onek
Counsel for Appellee
Attorney General:  Natalie S. Monroe, Todd M. Blume
Amici CuriaeCitizen Media Law Project; Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.; Gatehouse Media, Inc.; Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Association; Metro Corporation d/b/a/ Boston Magazine; New England Newspaper and Press Association, Inc.

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

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