Bridgeman v. District Attorney for Suffolk County
SJC-12157Argue Date: Wednesday November 16, 2016
*Summary: Drug Convictions-- Whether defendants who were convicted in drug prosecutions where there was misconduct involving the certificates of drug analysis ("Dookhan defendants"") are entitled to a comprehensive remedy."
Justices: Gants, C.J., Botsford, Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, JJ.
Appellant: Kevin Bridgeman
Counsel for Appellant: Matthew Segal, Esquire, Carlton Williams, Esquire, Daniel N. Marx, Esquire, Shrutih Ramlochan-Tewarie, Esquire, Daniel Louis McFadden, Esquire, Caroline Stoker Donovan, Esquire
Appellee: DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR SUFFOLK COUNTY
Counsel for Appellee: John P. Zanini, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Margot Botsford, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Single Justice Reservation & Report
Amici Curiae: Boston Bar Association, National Association for Public Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense, Massachusetts Association of Cri, New England Innocence Project, North Carolina Center on Actual
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