Posted on January 12, 2016 in
Attorney Christopher Spring yesterday argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court that his client's conviction for trafficking marijuana should be reversed and remanded to superior court for a new trial. (more…)
Posted on January 11, 2016 in
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today ruled that a law enforcement officer does not need a warrant to search the home of someone on parole, as long as there is reasonable suspicion that the parolee has violated (or is about to violate) a condition of his parole. The name of the case is Commonwealth...
Posted on January 7, 2016 in
In an interesting opinion delivered today, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that driving with a suspended registration is ordinarily not a crime for which the driver can be arrested. The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Ubilez. (more…)
Posted on January 1, 2016 in
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court this week upheld the murder conviction of a Springfield man, ruling his attorney's failure to interview an alibi witness prior to the trial was an error, but it probably didn't make a difference. The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Gonzalez. (more…)