Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. RICHARD SOUZA 2012-P-0546


Court Case Number: 2012-P-0546

Case Number2012-P-0546
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CountyFall River District, BR
CourtFall River District, BR
Court Address
Field Date08/09/2011
Close Date07/02/2013


David B. Mark, A.D.A. David J. Gold, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellant
Kenneth D. van Colen, Esquire Susan E. Taylor, EsquireRichard SouzaDefendant/Appellee
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
03/29/2012 #1 Transcripts received: NONE
03/29/2012 #2 Entered.
03/29/2012 #3 Notice of entry sent.
04/12/2012 #4 Letter of C.P.C.S. re assignment of Susan E. Taylor, Esquire as counsel for Richard Souza.
04/25/2012 #5 Motion for additional or corrected transcripts, filed by Commonwealth.^
04/25/2012 #6 ORDER: The appeal is stayed and the Clerk of the Trial Court (Fall River District, BR) is to provide to the parties a transcript of the proceedings which took place on 12/16/2011. If, within three months of this order, i.e., on or before 07/25/2012, a transcript has not been filed in the trial court and transmitted to the Appeals Court, the requesting party is to file a status report with the Appeals Court that explains the delay and offer an estimated completion date of the transcript. Furthermore, the requesting party shall file a status report with the Appeals Court within seven days of the filing of the transcript. *Notice/Attest.
04/26/2012 #7 Docketing Statement received from Commonwealth.^
07/27/2012 #8 Status Report, filed by Commonwealth.
07/27/2012 #9 RE#7: Appellate proceedings STAYED to 08/27/2012 for the reasons stated in the Court's order, dated 4/25/12, paper no. 5. Status report due 08/27/2012. *Notice.
08/31/2012 #10 Status Report, filed by Commonwealth.
09/05/2012 #11 RE#8: As the reason for the stay was to await production of the transcript, and the transcript is now available (see 12-P-1338 and court's 8/31/12 action on paper #3), the stay of appellate proceedings is vacated and the Commonwealth's brief is due on or before 10/15/12. Notice to counsel.
10/19/2012 #12 MOTION to extend brief & appendix due date, filed by Commonwealth.
10/19/2012 #13 RE#9: Extension to 10/26/2012 granted for filing of brief of Commonwealth, Plaintiff/Appellant. Notice to counsel.
11/01/2012 #14 MOTION to file brief late, filed by Commonwealth.
11/01/2012 #15 RE#10: Allowed for filing this date. *Notice.
11/01/2012 #16 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Plaintiff/Appellant Commonwealth.
11/28/2012 #17 MOTION to extend brief due date of Richard Souza.
11/28/2012 RE#12: Extension to 01/08/2013 granted for filing of brief of Richard Souza, Defendant/Appellee. Notice to counsel.
12/31/2012 SERVICE of brief for Defendant/Appellee Richard Souza.
02/12/2013 Notice sent seeking information on unavailability for oral argument in April 2013
02/19/2013 Letter from Susan E. Taylor re: has no conflicts and is available to appear on any selected date. ^
02/26/2013 Notice of 04/01/2013, 9:30 AM argument at John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom 4 (a4) sent.