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Commonwealth v. Anestal

Docket #SJC-10547
Date January 9, 2012
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JusticesIreland, C.J., Botsford, Gants, Lenk, Duffly, JJ.
Summary Homicide. Evidence, Prior misconduct, Expert opinion, Cross-examination, Self-defense. Witness, Expert, Cross-examination. Self-defense. Practice, Criminal, Instructions to jury. Battered Woman Syndrome.
Appealed FromPlymouth Superior Court (Brockton), Justice Richard J. Chin
BriefsSee selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website
Counsel for Appellant
Anestal:  Robert F. Shaw, Jr.
Counsel for Appellee
Commonwealth:  Robert C. Thompson, Sharon E. Donatelle

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

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