|Date ||September 4, 2012|
|Video||No videorecording available.
|Justices||Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
|Summary ||Assault and battery. Evidence, Exculpatory. Practice, Criminal, Loss of evidence by prosecution, Instructions to jury, Assistance of counsel, Plea. Due process of law, Loss of evidence by prosecution, Assistance of counsel. Constitutional law, Assistance of counsel. Alien. Words, "serious bodily injury". |
|Appealed From||Orleans District Court, Barnstable County, Justice Brian R. Merrick|
|Briefs||See selection available in PDF format at Supreme Judicial Court website|
|Counsel for Appellant|
|Marinho: Amy M. Belger|
|Counsel for Appellee|
|Commonwealth: Elizabeth Sweeney|
|Amici Curiae||Committee for Public Counsel Services |
|Opinion||Click to link to the slip opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court, in PDF format (requires Adobe Acrobat) |