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Massachusetts Appeals Court Reinstates OUI – Motor Vehicle Homicide Conviction Related to Dorchester Crash

Posted on October 7, 2019 in
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a local man's motor vehicle homicide conviction for running over a bicyclist following a night of drinking.  The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Ahern.  (more…)
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Massachusetts Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of OUI Case Where Defendant Was Not Properly Cited by Police

The Massachusetts Appeals Court yesterday upheld a district court judge's dismissal of a case charging operating under the influence of alcohol because the police failed to issue a citation to the defendant in a timely manner.  The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Werra.  (more…)
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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Reverses Convictions Related to Tragic Brimfield Car Crash that Killed Two Children

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today reversed a woman's convictions for manslaughter and reckless endangerment of a child for her involvement in a car accident that killed her two young nephews.  The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Hardy.  (more…)
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Massachusetts Appeals Court Reverses OUI (Third Offense) Conviction Following Introduction of Improper RMV Documents to Jury

Posted on February 12, 2019 in
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today reversed a man's conviction for operating under the influence of alcohol (third offense) after concluding the prosecutor had introduced to the jury documents from the Registry of Motor Vehicles that referenced the defendant's refusal to submit to Breathalyzer analysis on prior cases.  The name of the case is Commonwealth...
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Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Constitutionality of Sobriety Checkpoint in Brighton

Posted on October 31, 2018 in
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today ruled that a sobriety roadblock conducted in Brighton in 2016 passed constitutional muster.  The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Emerton.  (more…)
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