Commonwealth v. Evelyn
SJC-12808Argue Date: Tuesday January 7, 2020
*Summary: Search and Seizure-- In a motion to suppress where there was a street encounter between police and the defendant, the defendant is seeking to exclude testimony regarding the characteristics of an individual carrying firearms.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Tykorie Evelyn
Counsel for Appellant: Janice Bassil, Esquire Kathryn Hayne Barnwell, Esquire
Counsel for Appellee: Cailin M. Campbell, A.D.A. David Bradley, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Michael D. Ricciuti, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: Juvenile Law Center, Professor Kristin Henning, Committee for Public Counsel Services, Youth Advocacy Division The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts CPCS, Public Defender and Private Counsel Divisions New England Innocence Project
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