Decision Commonwealth v. Jose Torres

Date: 06/01/2018
Organization: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Commonwealth v. Jose Torres
Supreme Judicial Court, June 1, 2018

 The defendant’s motion for access to the victim compensation records held by the Attorney General should have been considered pursuant to Mass. R. Crim. P. 17 under the Dwyer-Lampron standard for confidential, third party records.

 Note: This case contains a helpful review of the scope of “possession, custody, or control” and the meaning of “promise or inducement” under Mass. R. Crim. P. 14.

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