TITLE

SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON: THE VOTING OF THE MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT IN NON-UNANIMOUS CRIMINAL CASES FROM 2001-2008

AUTHOR(S)
Blackwell, Kevin
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p673
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the trends in how the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued judgments for non-unanimous or divided criminal cases between 2001 and 2008. A brief background on the state's Supreme Judicial Court, including its composition, tenure and the appointment process, is offered. The frequency by which the judiciary sided with the defendant in divided criminal cases is examined.
ACCESSION #
44881856

 

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