Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ 2014-P-0555


Court Case Number: 2014-P-0555

Case Number2014-P-0555
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtHampden Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date11/03/2010
Close Date02/04/2016


Jane Davidson Montori, A.D.A. Inactive Elizabeth Dunphy Farris, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
Luke Ryan, EsquireRafael RodriguezDefendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
04/14/2014 #1 Transcripts received: volumes: 4 on 1 CD^; sets: 1 (9/9/13, 10/7/13, 10/23/13 & 12/2/13) in Clerk's envelope.
04/14/2014 #2 Entered.
04/14/2014 #3 Notice of entry sent.
04/17/2014 #4 Docketing Statement received from Rafael Rodriguez. ^
05/23/2014 #5 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Rafael Rodriguez
05/23/2014 #6 RE#4: Denied without prejudice to renewal with a date certain. *Notice.
05/28/2014 #7 RE#4 (revised action) revised action) Denied without prejudice to renewal, on or before 6/4/14, with a date certain as to when the brief will be filed. *Notice.
05/28/2014 #8 AMENDED MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Rafael Rodriguez
05/30/2014 #9 Motion for funds to hire an interpreter, filed by Rafael Rodriguez.
06/03/2014 #10 RE#5: Allowed to 08/01/2014. Notice sent.
06/06/2014 #11 RE#6: Denied without prejudice to renewal with (1) an affidavit of indigency completed by the defendant and (2) an affidavit of counsel detailing whether counsel is appointed, whether interpreter funds have already been expended in this matter, and why funds beyond $500 are necessary. *Notice.
08/01/2014 #12 MOTION to consolidate 2014-P-0388, 2014-P-0555, 2014-P-0556, and 2014-P-0558, file a joint record appendix, and waive filing requirements, filed by Rafael Rodriguez.
08/07/2014 #13 RE#7: The appeals will not be consolidated but rather the appeals in 2014-P-388, 2014-P-555, 2014-P-556, and 2014-P-558 will be considered by the same panel. The seven copies of the Joint Record Appendix are accepted for filing, no further copies are necessary, and a copy will be placed in each of the above case files.*Notice.
08/07/2014 #14 SERVICE of brief & appendix (1 vol, 7 sets - separate from joint appendix); joint appendix (1 vol, 1 copy) for Defendant/Appellant Rafael Rodriguez.
08/19/2014 #15 Copy of DAR application of Rafael Rodriguez.
08/18/2014 #16 Letter from Attorney Rebecca Jacobstein re: submission of pages 297 & 298 that were inadvertently left out of the joint Record Appendix
08/20/2014 RE#9: The within is treated as a motion for leave to amend the joint record appendix. As such, it is allowed. As a courtesy, the clerk's office shall insert the pages into the joint record appendix. *Notice.
08/25/2014 MOTION to enlarge time for filing brief filed by Commonwealth.
08/26/2014 RE#10: Allowed to 11/03/2014. Notice sent.
10/23/2014 DAR DENIED. It is hereby Ordered, that the Application for Direct Appellate Review, filed in the matter set forth below, be Allowed, but only with respect to A.C. 2014-P-0388, Commonwealth vs. Erick Cotto, Jr. Denied with respect to the other three cases. The defendants in the other cases are free to file an amicus brief in the Supreme Judicial Court in the Cotto case if they wish. The Supreme Judicial Court requests that the Appeals Court hold the other cases pending the decision in Cotto. The Cotto case will be paired for argument with SJC-11708, Commonwealth vs. Bryant Ware, and is tentatively scheduled for the full court's December, 2014 sitting.
11/06/2014 ORDER: The appeal is stayed pending the SJC's decision in Commonwealth v. Erick Cotto, SJC-11761, scheduled for argument on 12/4/14. Status report due 2/27/15 or within 7 days of the SJC's decision in Cotto, whichever date is earlier. Notice
11/14/2014 Motion for leave to file new motion to withdraw guilty plea, filed by Rafael Rodriguez.