Supreme Judicial Court Order regarding Commonwealth vs. Dwyer, SJC-9563
In Commonwealth vs. Dwyer, SJC-9563, released on December 29, 2006, the Supreme Judicial Court announced a new protocol for use in criminal cases where a defendant seeks pretrial inspection of statutorily privileged records of a third party. The December 29, 2006 Supreme Judicial Court Order included the Appendix and model notices and orders required to implement the protocol. The Court's opinion is also available on line.
On November 30, 2007, the Supreme Judicial Court issued an Order replacing the five model forms approved in Commonwealth v. Dwyer, 448