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The summaries of cases for oral argument were prepared by Marc G. Perlin, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School. The summaries are not an official part of the court proceedings, and are presented so that those who access the website will have a general understanding of the legal issues in the cases set for oral argument.

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Commonwealth v. Okoro
Criminal; Juvenile Law-- Various issues arising out of conviction of a juvenile for second degree murder, including whether a mandatory sentence with the possibility of parole after fifteen years for a juvenile violates the Massachusetts or federal constitution.


Commonwealth v. Johnson
Criminal Harassment-- Various issues arising out of convictions for criminal harassment, including whether a fictitious advertisement on the Internet that caused third persons to contact the victim may be a basis for the convictions in light of protection for free speech under the First Amendment.


Commonwealth v. Tyree
Superintendence Petition-- This is a superintendence petition involving a criminal proceeding.


Ortiz v. ExamWorks, Inc.
  (Reserve Case)
Personal Injury Protection Benefits-- The plaintiff is appealing dismissal of a complaint seeking damages arising out of the defendant's use of physical therapists to conduct independent medical examinations in connection with claims for Personal Injury Protection benefits involving automobile accidents.

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