I am in Lynn District Court for three cases; a OUI/DUI case, a drug case and a probation violation hearing.
Today I'm in Malden District Court for two cases - one involving trafficking of a Class B drug and the other for operating a motor vehicle after suspension due to OUI/DUI.
Busy day today, I'm in Salem District Court for a Violation of Probation hearing and a case involving distribution of a class D drug in a school zone. Then over to Lynn District Court for an arraignment on a possession of class B drug and another arraignment on a possession with intent to distribute a [...]
Yesterday, I was in Newburyport District Court for a DUI/OUI and drug case while today, I'm in Salem District Court for a drug case, a resisting arrest/malicious destruction of property case and a probation violation case.
Friday of a short week: First, I'm in Lynn District Court for a hearing on a drug case and a hearing on a violation of a restraining order and then to Newburyport District Court for a hearing on a DUI/OUI and drug case.
Today, I was in Woburn Superior Court for a motion to dismiss on a drug case.
In Salem District Court today for OUI and drug charges.
I'm in Lynn District Court on a pretrial hearing and an arraignment for possession of narcotics.
In April, 2013 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) decided four cases that either changed and/or clarified the laws regarding marijuana in Massachusetts. The ruling by the state's highest court were a much needed step to better define the laws after voters decriminalized the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana in 2008. In Commonwealth [...]
In 2010, The United States Supreme Court held in the landmark decision of Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010) that defense attorneys must inform non-citizen clients the risks of deportation arising from guilty pleas. After this decision the real question became is the ruling retroactive? The US Supreme Court did not answer this important [...]