Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. GEORGE JOHNSTONE, JR. 2011-P-0131


Court Case Number: 2011-P-0131

Case Number2011-P-0131
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtBristol Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date04/10/1991
Close Date08/18/2014


David B. Mark, A.D.A. Kristen L. Spooner, A.D.A. Roger Lee Michel, Jr., EsquireCommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellant
Robert E. Fox, EsquireGeorge Johnstone, Jr.Defendant/Appellee
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
01/21/2011 #1 Transcripts received: vols: 2; on 1 CD (8/10/10 & 8/30/10) in Clerk's envelope.
01/21/2011 #2 Entered as partially impounded per M.G.L. c. 265, ยง24C.
01/21/2011 #3 Notice of entry sent.
01/31/2011 #4 Letter of C.P.C.S. re assignment of Robert E. Fox as counsel for George Johnstone, Jr.
03/22/2011 #5 Notice preceding dismissal: Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
03/28/2011 #6 Letter from Robert E. Fox re: Receipt of 17A and that Commonwealth is the appellant.
03/28/2011 #7 RE#3 The docket has been updated to reflect that the defendant is the appellee in this appeal. Notice.
04/15/2011 #8 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Commonwealth.
04/21/2011 #9 RE#4: Allowed to 05/13/2011 (Fecteau, J.). Notice to counsel.
05/13/2011 #10 Notice of appearance of Kristen L. Spooner for Commonwealth.
05/13/2011 #11 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Plaintiff/Appellant Commonwealth.
08/30/2011 #12 MOTION to extend brief due date of George Johnstone, Jr.
09/01/2011 #13 RE#7: Allowed to 9/16/11 for the filing of Appellee's brief. *Notice.
01/09/2013 The Commonwealth is the appellant in the above-captioned matter and filed its brief on May 13, 2011. The appellee, who is represented by counsel, has neither filed a brief nor sought a further enlargement of time to file a brief. Accordingly, the appellee is to submit an affidavit on or before January 31, 2013, and state if he intends to file a brief and a date certain by which it will be filed, or will request permission to be heard at oral argument without filing a brief. Commonwealth v. Goewey, 452 Mass. 399 (2008). Notice
01/31/2013 Motion to expand the record, filed by George Johnstone, Jr.
01/31/2013 MOTION to extend brief due date of George Johnstone, Jr.
02/04/2013 RE#8: Treating the within as a motion to file a supplemental record appendix, it is allowed. The appellee may file a supplemental appendix containing the referenced material at the time it files its brief, the propriety of which is subject to further action by the panel designated to decide this appeal. *Notice ^
02/04/2013 RE#9: Extension to 02/28/2013 granted for filing of brief of George Johnstone, Jr., Defendant/Appellee. No further enlargement shall be anticipated. Notice to counsel.
04/10/2014 Notice sent seeking information on unavailability for oral argument in June 2014
04/16/2014 Letter of Robert E. Fox, Esquire unavailable for oral argument 6/4, 6/5.
04/30/2014 Notice of 06/02/2014, 9:30 AM argument at John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom 4 (a4) sent.
06/04/2014 Letter from Roger Lee Michel, Jr. re: Commonwealth's position regarding probationary sentence. (Paper Filing)