Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. LUIS VELEZ 2011-P-0092


Court Case Number: 2011-P-0092

Case Number2011-P-0092
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtHampden Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date10/17/2003
Close Date08/06/2012


Jane Davidson Montori, A.D.A. Dianne M. Dillon, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Thomas D. Frothingham, EsquireLuis VelezDefendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
01/14/2011 #1 Transcripts received: NONE
01/14/2011 #2 Entered.
01/14/2011 #3 Notice of entry sent.
02/09/2011 #4 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Defendant/Appellant Luis Velez.
03/14/2011 #5 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
03/14/2011 #6 RE#3: Extension to 04/29/2011 granted for filing of brief of Commonwealth, Plaintiff/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
03/31/2011 #7 SERVICE of brief for Plaintiff/Appellee Commonwealth.
07/29/2011 #8 MOTION to stay, filed by Luis Velez.
08/02/2011 #9 RE#5: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 09/30/2011. Status report due 09/30/2011 regarding petition for writ of certiorari now pending before the United States Supreme Court in Commonwealth v. Melendez-Diaz, SJC10587. *Notice.
09/29/2011 #10 Status Report, filed by Luis Velez.
09/29/2011 #11 RE#6: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 11/30/2011. Status report due 11/30/2011. *Notice.
11/02/2011 #12 Status Report, filed by Luis Velez.
11/02/2011 #13 RE#7: Stay is vacated. Appeal to proceed in due course. *Notice.
11/30/2011 Notice of 01/03/2012, 9:30 AM argument at John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom 4 (a4) sent.
01/03/2012 Oral argument held. (Rapoza, C.J., Grainger, J., Sikora, J.).
01/20/2012 ORDER: In the course of oral argument of this appeal, the panel observed that neither party had submitted supplemental argument upon the effect of Commonwealth v. Melendez-Diaz, 460 Mass. 238 (July 26, 2011), decided after the submission of their original briefs. The panel, in turn, invited the parties to submit letters addressing the applicability of the July 26, 2011, decision to this case. To the extent that neither party has submitted a letter to date, the panel directs any such letter to be filed with the office of the Clerk no later than January 27, 2011 (Rapoza, C.J., Grainger & Sikora, JJ.). Notice
01/23/2012 Memorandum pertaining to the Application of the Crawford and Melendez-Diaz cases to Mr. Velez's appeal of the disposition of his new trial motion, filed by Luis Velez.@
01/30/2012 Supplemental Memorandum Concerning Applicability of Melendez-Diaz II, 460 Mass. 234 (2011) per order dated 01/20/12, filed by Commonwealth. @
01/31/2012 Memo: Paper copy of paper #31 distributed to panel this date as pdf was not received.
05/15/2012 ORDER:The 130 day guideline for the above-entitled case is waived by order of the court. By the court (Rapoza, C.J., Grainger, Sikora). *Notice.
06/18/2012 Decision: Full Opinion (Sikora, J.). The order denying the second motion for new trial upon the charge of unlawful possession of ammunition is affirmed. *Notice.
07/06/2012 Copy of FAR application of Luis Velez.