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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.

Commonwealth v. Cole
Sex Offenders; Parole-- Whether the statutory provisions for lifetime community parole for sex offenses violates separation of powers doctrine under the Massachusetts Constitution.

Impounded Case
Summary unavailable.


Commonwealth v. Parrillo
Sex Offenders; Parole-- Various issues arising out of a sentence of community parole supervision for life after a conviction of indecent assault and battery.


Commonwealth v. Gelfatt
Criminal; Self-incrimination-- Whether the Commonwealth's request in a criminal case for a court order compelling the defendant to enter his encryption key to access information on a computer seized by the Commonwealth violates the defendant's rights against self-incrimination.


Commonwealth v. DeJesus
  (Reserve Case)
Criminal-- This case deals with the type of advice regarding deportation that a defense attorney must provide to a noncitizen who is considering pleading guilty.

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