THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT IS SOLICITING AMICUS BRIEFS OR MEMORANDA FROM INTERESTED PARTIES IN THE FOLLOWING MATTER PENDING BEFORE THE COURT
ARGUMENT IS SCHEDULED FOR FALL 2013
AMICUS SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS BEFORE
THE FIRST DAY OF THE SITTING IN WHICH THE CASE IS SCHEDULED FOR ARGUMENT
Commonwealth v. Michael D. Buswell
At the trial of an indictment for enticement of a child under sixteen, G. L. c. 265, § 26C, in which the defense was entrapment, whether there was sufficient evidence of predisposition; whether there was error in the introduction of certain evidence seized from the defendant's computer pursuant to a warrant; whether a second search of the defendant's computer, conducted after a hearing on a motion to suppress and without a warrant, that resulted in the seizure of sexually explicit conversations that the defendant engaged in other than with the police officer posing as a minor, was unlawful, and whether that evidence should have been excluded.
Interested parties may file their briefs in the Office of the Clerk for the Commonwealth, John Adams Courthouse, Suite 1-400, Pemberton Square, Boston MA 02108-1724 (Telephone 617-557-1020). Parties filing amicus briefs are expected to comply with the requirements of Rules 17, 19 and 20 of Mass. Rules of Appellate Procedure. Amicus briefs, to assist the court, should focus on the ramifications of a decision and not solely on the interests of the parties filing such briefs.
|Susan Mellen, Clerk|