Significant Court Cases

Interpreting G.L. c. 268A and c. 268B

1.  Moskow v. Boston Redevelopment Authority, 349 Mass. 553 (1965)

2. Board of Selectmen of Avon v. Linder, 352 Mass. 581 (1967)

3. Conley v. Ipswich, 352 Mass. 201 (1967)

4. Starr v. Board of Health of Clinton, 356 Mass. 426 (1969)

5. United States v. Brewster , 506 F. 2d 62, 67-74 (D.C. Cir. 1974)

6. Everett Town Taxi v. Board of Aldermen of Everett, 366 Mass. 534 (1974)

7.  Graham v. McGrail, 370 Mass. 133 (1976)

8.  Commonwealth v. Famigletti, 4 Mass. App. Ct. 584 (1976) 

9.  Commonwealth v. Dutney, 4 Mass. App. Ct. 363 (1976)

10. Commonwealth v. Canon, 373 Mass. 494 (1977) 

11. Barnstable v. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, 373 Mass. 708 (1977)

12.  Opinion of the Justices to the Senate, 375 Mass. 795 (1978)

13.  Opinion of the Justices to the Senate, 378 Mass. 816 (1979)

14.  Town of Nantucket v. Beinecke, 379 Mass. 345 (1979)

15.  Commonwealth v. Schoening, 379 Mass. 234 (1979) 

16. Commonwealth v. Mello, 11 Mass. App. Ct. 70 (1980) 

17.  District Attorney for the Hampden District v. Grucci , 384 Mass. 525 (1981)

18.  Sciuto v. City of Lawrence, 389 Mass. 939 (1983)

19.  Craven v. State Ethics Commission, 390 Mass. 191 (1983)

20.  Brown v. Taunton, 16 Mass. App. Ct. 614 (1983)

21.  Town of Edgartown v. State Ethics Commission, 391 Mass. 83 (1984) 

22. Commonwealth v. Cola, 18 Mass. App. Ct. 598 (1984)

23.  Saccone v. State Ethics Commission, 395 Mass. 326 (1985)

24.  Opinion of the Justices to the Senate, 396 Mass. 1211 (1985)

25.  City of Springfield v. Department of Employment Security, 398 Mass. 786 (1986)

26.  Quinn v. State Ethics Commission, 401 Mass. 210 (1987) 

27.  LaBarge v. Chief Administrative Justice, 402 Mass. 462 (1988) 

28.  Zora v. State Ethics Commission, 405 Mass. 1102 (1989)

29.  Wilmarth v. Georgetown, 28 Mass. App. Ct. 697 (1990)

30.  Commonwealth v. Newman, 32 Mass. App. Ct. 148 (1992) 

31.  McMann v. State Ethics Commission, 32 Mass. App. Ct. 421 (1992)

32.  MBTA Retirement Board v. State Ethics Commission, 414 Mass. 582 (1993)

33.  Zora v. State Ethics Commission, 415 Mass. 640 (1993)

34.  Joseph Cellucci v. State Ethics Commission, 35 Mass. App. Ct. 1119 (1993)

35.  State Ethics Commission v. John Doe, 417 Mass. 522 (1994) ("Doe I")

36.  Scaccia v. State Ethics Commission, 431 Mass. 351 (2000)

37.  Life Insurance Association of America, Inc. v. State Ethics Commission, 431 Mass. 1002 (2000)   (rescript)

38.  Scaccia v. State Ethics Commission , Superior Court No. 01-041333 (Troy, J., August 22, 2002)

39.  Triplett v. Town of Oxford, 439 Mass. 720 (2003)

40.  Brittle v. City of Boston, 439 Mass. 580 (2003) 

41.  Vineyard Conservation Society et al. v. State Ethics Commission, Suffolk Superior Court No. 02-2076H (Brady, P., J., February 2, 2004)

42.  Commonwealth v. Nugent, 61 Mass. App. Ct. 65 (2004)

43.  John Doe v. State Ethics Commission, 444 Mass. 269 (2005)

44.  State Ethics Commission v. Jane Doe, Suffolk Superior Court No. SUCV2005-0879C (Connors, T., September 30, 2005)

45.  State Ethics Commission v. Jane Doe, 68 Mass. App. Ct. 98 (2007) 

46.  Leder v. Superintendent of Schools, 465 Mass. 305 (2013)

47.  Piatelli v. State Ethics Commission, 84 Mass. App. Ct. 1107 (App. Ct. 2013)