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Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. JOHN FORBES 2013-J-0509 UID(c2f2)


COMMONWEALTH vs. JOHN FORBES Court Case Record

Court Case Number: 2013-J-0509


 
Case Number2013-J-0509
Case TitleCOMMONWEALTH vs. JOHN FORBES
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountyMiddlesex
CourtMiddlesex Superior Court
Court Address
Phone
Field Date11/19/2013
Close Date12/23/2013

Parties

CounselNameType
James W. Sahakian, Assistant District AttorneyCommonwealthPlaintiff/Respondent
Dennis Shedd, EsquireJohn ForbesDefendant/Petitioner
DOCKET ENTRIES
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
11/19/2013 #1 Appeal entered pursuant to M.G.L.c. 261, ยง 27(D) with attachments^
11/20/2013 #2 RE#1: The Superior Court assembled this record as an appeal pursuant to G. L. c. 261, ' 27D, from the Superior Court judge's denial of the defendant's motions for funds, pursuant to Mass.R.Crim.P. 30(c)(5), to retain experts to aid counsel in exploring whether there is any basis to file a motion for new trial. "[A]ny request by an indigent defendant for funds for the purpose of filing a rule 30 motion is not cognizable under G. L. c. 261, ' 27C." Commonwealth v. Swist, 38 Mass. App. Ct. 907, 908 (1995), citing Commonwealth v. Davis, 410 Mass. 680, 684 (1991). Accordingly, the appeal is dismissed. (Hanlon, J.). *Notice/Attest/Garsh, J.
12/11/2013 #3 Motion to vacate this single justice appeal and to redocket the case as a full bench appeal, filed by John Forbes^
12/12/2013 Copy of Commonwealth's opposition to motion for funds received from Middlesex Superior Court^
12/23/2013 RE#2: Allowed. Assembly transmitted on 11-14-13 is entered as panel appeal 13-P-2009 this date (Hanlon, J.). Notice/attest/Garsh, J.
12/26/2013 Memo: Single justice file with 2013-P-2009