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Date Summaries
  
10/08/2013

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.

 
SJC-11332
Pepin v. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
Administrative Law-- The plaintiffs are appealing a decision under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act designating their land as a priority habitat for protected species.
 

SJC-11349
Commonwealth v. Joyner
Criminal; Probation Violation Proceedings-- Various issues arising out of armed robbery conviction and the revocation of defendant's probation.

 

SJC-11281
Commonwealth v. Morganti
Criminal Procedure; Constitutional Law-- After a murder conviction was affirmed on appeal, the defendant's motion for new trial claims that his constitutional right to a public trial was violated because the public was excluded from the jury selection process; this case raises questions about the retroactive application of cases recognizing the right to a public trial during jury selection.

 

SJC-11354
Commonwealth v. Pagan
Criminal Procedure; Constitutional Law-- After a murder conviction, the defendant is seeking a new trial on the ground that his constitutional right to a public trial was violated because the public was excluded from the jury selection process; this case raises questions about the retroactive application of cases recognizing the right to a public trial during jury selection.

 

SJC-11321
Commonwealth v. Labadie
Criminal-- Various issues arising out of embezzlement conviction, including whether a federal credit union is a bank for purposes of the embezzlement statute.

 

SJC-11322
Commonwealth v. Carcieri
Criminal-- Various issues arising out of embezzlement conviction, including whether a federal credit union is a bank for purposes of the embezzlement statute.

 

SJC-11443
Commonwealth v. Lee
Criminal-- Various issues arising out of conviction for motor vehicle violations, including whether the admission of driving records violated the defendant's right of confrontation.

 

SJC-11421
Commonwealth v. Labroad
Criminal; Discovery-- In a sexual assault prosecution, whether the defendant is entitled to records from the complainant's psychologist.

 

SJC-11333
Selmark Associates, Inc. v. Ehrlich
  (Reserve Case)
Corporate Law; Contract Law-- This action between a former employer and a former employee who was a minority stockholder involves claims for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract arising out of the employee's termination of employment and acceptance of employment with a competitor.

  
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