Court Case Number: 2013-P-0645

Case Number2013-P-0645
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtMiddlesex Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date03/10/2011
Close Date11/02/2015


James W. Sahakian, A.D.A. Eric A. Haskell, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Robert Herrick, EsquireMaurice CivitareseDefendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
04/17/2013 #1 Transcripts received: volumes: 5; cds: 5 dated; 6/12/12, 6/13/12, 6/14/12, 6/15/12, 6/21/12.^
04/17/2013 #2 Entered as partially impounded per M.G.L.c. 265, ยง24C.
04/17/2013 #3 Notice of entry sent.
04/18/2013 #4 Docketing Statement received from Maurice Civitarese.^
04/18/2013 #5 IMPOUNDMENT NOTE: The Superior Court ordered the production of the complainants' school and medical records and records of the Department of Children and Families. The court instructed the Clerk's office to maintain the records separately, subject to a protective order. This case involves a prosecution for rape and indecent assault and battery. As such, the complainants' names must be "withheld from public inspection" under G.L. c. 265, s. 24C. The complainants' names appear in the transcripts filed in the Appeals Court. To the extent the record appendix will contain documents identifying the complainants, the Defendant will redact the names. (See docketing statement).
05/28/2013 #6 MOTION to stay, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
05/28/2013 #7 RE#4: Appellate proceedings stayed to 8/28/13. The appellant is granted leave to file, and the trial court to consider, a motion for new trial. Status report due on or before 8/28/13, including an affidavit of counsel detailing the date upon which said motion for new trial was filed in the trial court and any disposition thereof. *Notice/Attest.
09/03/2013 #8 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
09/04/2013 #9 RE#5: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 10/04/2013. Status report due then concerning filing of motion for new trial. *Notice.
10/07/2013 #10 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
10/07/2013 #11 RE#6: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 11/06/2013. Status report due 11/06/2013 as to the status of the new trial motion now pending before the trial court. *Notice.
11/08/2013 #12 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
11/12/2013 #13 RE#7: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 02/01/2014. Status report due then as to whether the motion for new trial has been resolved, and if not developments since the filing of the within status report. *Notice.
01/31/2014 #14 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
02/03/2014 #15 RE#8: The appellant's appeal of the trial court's 1-16-14 denial of defendant's motion for new trial is hereby consolidated with the instant appeal without any further need for assembly of the record by the trial court. The trial court shall transmit forthwith two updated copies of the docket and of the recent notice of appeal under this docket number. Appellate proceedings remain stayed to 3-21-14. A status report is due then regarding whether the transcript from the 1-10-14 evidentiary hearing has been completed, and if not, when it is expected to be completed. *Notice/Attest.
03/17/2014 #16 Revised docket entries (certified; two copies) and a copy of Notice of Appeal, received from Middlesex Superior Court.
03/24/2014 #17 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
03/26/2014 #18 RE#10: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 04/30/2014. Status report due 04/30/2014 regarding the production of the transcript. *Notice.
05/05/2014 #19 Status Report, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
05/05/2014 #20 RE#11: Stay vacated. Appellant's brief and record appendix in the consolidated appeal due on or before 6/30/14. Notice to counsel.
06/23/2014 #21 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Maurice Civitarese.
06/24/2014 #22 RE#12: Allowed to 07/03/2014. Notice sent.