Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. BEN BUTLER 2012-P-1931


Court Case Number: 2012-P-1931

Case Number2012-P-1931
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtNorfolk Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date11/23/2009
Close Date04/04/2014


Varsha Kukafka, A.D.A. Tracey A. Cusick, A.D.A. Anthony Rizzo, Student PractitionerCommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Alison R. Bancroft, Esquire Inactive Paul E. Clancy, Jr., EsquireBen ButlerDefendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
12/07/2012 #1 Transcripts received: 5 vols on 5 CD's ^ (4/5/11, 4/6/11, 4/7/11, 4/8/11, 4/13/11), 2 sets in Clerk's envelope.
12/07/2012 #2 Entered.
12/07/2012 #3 Notice of entry sent.
12/14/2012 #4 Corrected docket entries (certified; two copies) received from Norfolk Superior Court. (with corrected defense attorney)
01/07/2013 #5 Corrected docket entries (certified; two copies); corrected statement of the case and corrected docket sheet, received from Norfolk Superior Court.
02/01/2013 #6 Notice preceding dismissal: Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
02/11/2013 #7 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Ben Butler.
02/11/2013 #8 RE#5: Denied without prejudice to renewal accompanied by the filing of the required Docketing Statement, due on or before 02/20/2013. *Notice.
02/13/2013 #9 MOTION to withdraw appeal, filed by Ben Butler.
02/14/2013 #10 RE#6: Allowed. Attorney Bancroft's appearance is withdrawn. The defendant continues to be represented by Attorney Clancy. *Notice.
02/19/2013 #11 Docketing Statement received from Ben Butler.^
03/14/2013 #12 ORDER: DISMISSAL under Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution. -- vacated on 3/19/13. See paper #8 --
03/15/2013 #13 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Ben Butler.
03/19/2013 #14 RE#8: Treating the within as a motion to vacate the dismissal, it is allowed. Appellant's brief and appendix due 4/10/13. (Graham, J.) Notice to counsel.
04/22/2013 #15 Notice to Paul E. Clancy, Jr. that brief is non-conforming for the reasons indicated on the checklist: 16, 22, 23 (copy of the complaint/indictment; judgement/order on appeal), 24, 25, 26 (having been due on 4/10/13). The party has until 04/29/2013 to file, and re-serve upon all parties, a conforming brief and appendix or a motion to accept nonconforming brief and appendix.
04/29/2013 #16 SERVICE of brief & appendix (1 vol) for Defendant/Appellant Ben Butler.
05/06/2013 #17 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
05/07/2013 RE#11: Extension to 07/29/2013 granted for filing of brief of Commonwealth, Plaintiff/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
07/18/2013 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
07/18/2013 RE#12: Allowed to 08/28/13. Notice
08/14/2013 SERVICE of brief for Plaintiff/Appellee Commonwealth.
10/11/2013 Notice sent seeking information on unavailability for oral argument in December 2013