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Commonwealth v. Duncan

View Docket & Briefs Hearing Date: December 3, 2013

Summary (prepared by Suffolk University Law School)
Criminal; Search and Seizure-- In this prosecution for cruelty to animals, the issue is whether the emergency exception to the requirement of a search warrant is applicable to the protection of dogs.

Counsel for Appellant
Paul Wagoner
Counsel for Appellee
Travis J. Jacobs
Amici Curiae
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal Rescue League of Boston
National District Attorneys Associations
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
Norfolk District Attorney
Attorney General
Berkshire District Attorney
Bristol District Attorney
Hampden District Attorney
Middle District Attorney
Northern District Attorney
Northwestern District Attorney
Plymouth District Attorney
Suffolk District Attorney
Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, Inc.
Animal Control Officers Association of Massachusetts
Humane Society of the United States
Best Friends Animal Society
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Court Appealed From
Lynn District Court, Essex County
Ellen Flatley



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