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Abdow v. Attorney General

SJC-11641
View Docket & Briefs Hearing Date: May 5, 2014

Summary
Initiative. Gaming. Pari mutuel wagering. Attorney General. Constitutional law, Initiative petition, Taking of property, Police power. Due process of law, Taking of property. Elections, Ballot, Validity of petition. Contract, Implied. License.
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Counsel for Appellant
Ducharme
Carl Valvo

Sarno
Edward M. Pikula
Frank E. Antonucci
Counsel for Appellee
Attorney General
Peter Sacks
Justices
Ireland, C.J.
Spina
Cordy
Botsford
Gants
Duffly
Lenk
Amici Curiae
  • Public Health Advocacy Institute
  • Massachusetts Building Trades Council
  • Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
  • Faith Community
  • Coalition of Citizens and Community Leaders
  • Stop Predatory Gambling
  • Town of Plainville
  • Massachusetts Competitive Partnership
  • New England Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • Massachusetts Council of Churches
  • Revere Interveners on Takings
Court Appealed From
SJC for Suffolk County
Francis X. Spina

 


 


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