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Commonwealth v. Delgado-Rivera

Argue Date: Monday November 2, 2020
*Summary:   Search and Seizure-- Where the defendant sent a text message to a third person, whether the defendant has standing to challenge a warrantless search of the third person's cellphone in a drug prosecution; whether the defendant has a reasonable expectation of privacy regarding the contents of the text message that was received by the third person.
Justices: Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellant: Thomas D. Ralph, A.D.A. Jamie Michael Charles, A.D.A.
Appellee: Jorge L. Delgado-Rivera
Counsel for Appellee: Barry A. Bachrach, Esquire Erich J. Bryant, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Middlesex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge:
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Committee for Public Counsel Services , American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Inc.

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