Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. JAMES M. BOWEN 2012-P-0758


Court Case Number: 2012-P-0758

Case Number2012-P-0758
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtNorfolk Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date09/02/1999
Close Date06/11/2013


Varsha Kukafka, A.D.A. Tracey A. Cusick, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Dorothy A. Mele, EsquireJames M. BowenPro Se Defendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
05/07/2012 #1 Transcripts received: NONE
05/07/2012 #2 Entered.
05/07/2012 #3 Notice of entry sent.
06/08/2012 #4 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by James M. Bowen.
06/12/2012 #5 RE#3: The motion to stay is allowed to 7/2/12 to allow appellant time to file a motion to appoint appellate counsel. The motion is to be filed on or before that date, and is to include an affidavit of indigency (form enclosed). Appellant is to note that as there is no right to appointment of counsel in an appeal of this nature, if the motion is allowed, it will be for screening purposes only. See Comm. v. Conceicao, 388 Mass. 255 (1983). *Notice.
07/05/2012 #6 MOTION for appointment of counsel, filed by James M. Bowen.
07/06/2012 #7 RE#4: Allowed for screening purposes only. *Notice.
07/06/2012 #8 Notice: CPCS to assign screening counsel for James M. Bowen. *Notice sent.
07/12/2012 #9 Letter from C.P.C.S. re: will not be assigning counsel.
08/08/2012 #10 Notice preceding dismissal: Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
08/17/2012 #11 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by James M. Bowen.
08/20/2012 #12 RE#7: Stay vacated. Extension to 10/01/2012 granted for filing of brief of James M. Bowen, Defendant/Appellant. Notice to counsel.
09/28/2012 #13 Notice to James M. Bowen that brief is non-conforming for the reasons indicated on the checklist: 6 (courier font is required, all size 12). The party has until 10/12/2012 to file, and re-serve upon all parties, a conforming brief and appendix or a motion to accept nonconforming brief and appendix.
10/12/2012 #14 Motion to accept non-conforming brief, filed by James M. Bowen.
10/12/2012 #15 RE#9: Allowed. The appellant's brief and appendix are accepted this date. *Notice.
10/12/2012 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Defendant/Appellant James M. Bowen.
11/09/2012 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
11/09/2012 RE#11: Extension to 01/14/2013 granted for filing of brief of Commonwealth, Plaintiff/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
12/12/2012 SERVICE of brief for Plaintiff/Appellee Commonwealth.
12/12/2012 MOTION to impound or strike defendant's record appendix, filed by Commonwealth.
12/14/2012 RE#13: The Commonwealth's motion to strike the record appendix is allowed. Defendant is to file a revised record appendix, properly redacted in accordance with statutory and court requirements, on or before 12/27/12. The record appendix will be withheld from public view pending receipt of the revised documents. *Notice.
01/03/2013 Service of redacted appendix filed by James M. Bowen.