|Date ||September 7, 2012|
|Video||No videorecording available.
|Justices||Ireland, C.J., Cordy, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
|Summary ||Homicide. Armed assault with intent to murder. Assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. Armed home invasion. Firearms. Constitutional law, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of statement, Waiver of constitutional rights, Assistance of counsel, Witness, Identification. Due process of law, Assistance of counsel, Disclosure of evidence, Identification. Evidence, Admissions and confessions, Admission by silence, Disclosure of evidence, Identification. Practice, Criminal, Motion to suppress, Admissions and confessions, Voluntariness of confession, Waiver, Assistance of counsel, Arraignment, Disclosure of evidence, Identification of defendant in courtroom, Capital case. Search and seizure, Inventory. Waiver. Identification. |
|Appealed From||Hampden Superior Court, Justice Daniel A. Ford|
|Briefs||See selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Santana: David J. Nathanson|
|Counsel for Appellee|
|Commonwealth: Jane Davidson Montori|
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |