The Supreme Judicial Court has modified the long standing “felony murder rule” in cases of people who were associated with crimes that resulted in the deaths of innocent victims.
Here are links to a Boston Globe story and the slip opinion of Commonwealth v. Timothy Brown, which prosecutors and defense attorneys are studying closely.
Resources for criminal practice in the collection include:
Trying Murder and Other Homicide Cases in Massachusetts
Criminal practice and procedure
Upcoming Criminal Practice CLE's include:
MIRANDA - Substantive Law and the Vagaries and Vicissitudes of Voluntariness BENCH/BAR PERSPECTIVES ON CRIMINAL APPELLATE PRACTICE