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Commonwealth v. Charles

Argue Date: Thursday May 9, 2013
*Summary:   Controlled substances. Superior Court, Special magistrate. Practice, Criminal, Postconviction relief, Execution of sentence, Sentence, Plea. Supreme Judicial Court, Superintendence of inferior courts.
Justices: Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, Lenk, JJ.
Appellant: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellant: Ronald DeRosa, Elin H. Graydon
Appellee: Charles
Counsel for Appellee: Beth Eisenberg, Matthew R. Segal
Court Appealed From: SJC for Suffolk County
Lower Court Judge: John T. Lu, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Single Justice Reservation & Report
Amici Curiae: District Attorney for the Bristol District; Committee for Public Counsel Services; Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Jewish Alliance for Law & Social Justice; Boston Workers Alliance; Community Change, Inc.; Melvin H. King

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