|Date ||September 7, 2012|
|Video||No videorecording available.
|Justices||Ireland, C.J., Cordy, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
|Summary ||Homicide. Practice, Criminal, Instructions to jury, Substitution of judge, Assistance of counsel, Argument by counsel, Presumptions and burden of proof. Intent. Evidence, Intent, Presumptions and burden of proof. Constitutional law, Assistance of counsel, Burden of proof. |
|Appealed From||Middlesex Superior Court, Justice Isaac Borenstein|
|Briefs||See selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Taylor: Linda J. Thompson, Robert Hennessy|
|Counsel for Appellee|
|Commonwealth: Stephen C. Hoctor|
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |