On Thursday, June 2, 2016 library patrons filled the Library’s auditorium for the “Finding Solutions to Open Questions in Criminal Trials and Appeals.” Justice Geraldine Hines of the Supreme Judicial Court joined Hon. J. Elizabeth Cremens, District Court, Hon. Frank M. Gaziano, Superior Court, Ellyn Lazar-Moore, Deputy Director, Appeals Unit, Worcester DA’s Office, Randy S. Chapman, Esq., Chapman & Chapman, P.C. and Lynn S. Muster, Senior Staff Attorney, Massachusetts Appeals Court to examine a series of “open questions” in criminal trials and appeals. The nuts-and-bolts of relevant cases were covered in-depth but the expert panel also provided a more nuanced discussion of unsettled issues and examined approaches, arguments and trial tactics, In particular, they covered the following topics:
• Preservation of Error and Standards of Review.
• Murder Trial Issues
• Examination of the forthcoming Commonwealth v. Mayotte (first complaint rule) and Commonwealth v. Oliveira (inventory searches)
• Medical Marijuana
• Cell Phone Searches and Seizures
To download a copy of the audio and print materials of this event, click the following link and complete the registration process. http://socialaw.com/education/products