Court Case Record COMMONWEALTH vs. WILLIAM RUSSELL 2014-P-0972


Court Case Number: 2014-P-0972

Case Number2014-P-0972
Case TypeCriminal
StateMassachusetts, MA
CourtMiddlesex Superior Court
Court Address
Field Date05/22/2000
Close Date03/07/2016


James W. Sahakian, A.D.A. Laura Kirshenbaum, A.D.A.CommonwealthPlaintiff/Appellee
William RussellPro Se Defendant/Appellant
Entry Date Paper Entry Text
06/19/2014 #1 Transcripts received: NONE
06/19/2014 #2 Entered.
06/19/2014 #3 Notice of entry sent.
08/11/2014 #4 Notice preceding dismissal: Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
08/12/2014 #5 Letter from William Russell re: Brief due date and filing of notice of appeal with superior court
08/18/2014 #6 RE#3: The Clerk's Office has received the referenced document from William Russell, who, according to the case docket, is represented by counsel. The document is noted as received on the docket, but the court will take no further action because it was not filed by counsel. Where counsel is on record as representing a party, only that counsel has authority to make filings in the court for the party, and only those filings will be reviewed and acted on by the court. William Russell should direct future inquiries and requests to counsel who can then making appropriate filings. This notice will not be sent in the future in response to any subsequent submissions from William Russell.
10/03/2014 #7 ORDER: DISMISSAL under Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
10/21/2014 #8 Notice of dismissal to Trial Court and parties: Standing Order Governing Dismissals for Lack of Prosecution.
02/11/2015 #9 Letter from William Russell re: Status of appeal
02/13/2015 #10 RE#5: See court's 8/18/14 action on paper #3. Copy of docket forwarded to appellant this date. The appeal has been dismissed for failure to prosecute. *Notice.
02/17/2015 #11 Copy of docket sent to William Russell.
02/27/2015 #12 Letter from William Russell re: dismissal of appeal and filing of notice of appeal in superior court
04/03/2015 Letter with attachments from William Russell re: request to recognize pro se status, reinstate appeal, inform of brief due date
04/09/2015 ORDER: The Order of Dismissal entered on 10/3/14 and the resulting Notice sent to the trial court on 10/21/14 are vacated as having been entered in error due to a clerical mistake. Defendant is deemed to be proceeding pro se. His brief and appendix is due May 15, 2015. *Notice/Attest.
04/27/2015 Motion to file non-conforming brief, filed by William Russell.
05/12/2015 RE#8: As the brief substantially complies with applicable formatting rules, it is accepted for filing. *Notice.
05/12/2015 SERVICE of brief & appendix for Defendant/Appellant William Russell.
05/20/2015 MOTION to extend brief due date of Commonwealth.
05/21/2015 RE#10: Allowed to 09/17/2015. Notice sent.
06/25/2015 SERVICE of brief & supplemental appendix for Plaintiff/Appellee Commonwealth.
02/24/2016 Under consideration by Panel. (Green, J., Hanlon, J., Henry, J.).
03/07/2016 Decision: Rule 1:28 Order denying motion to expunge probation time imposed, to be served after completion of State sentence, affirmed. (Green, Hanlon, Henry, JJ.). *Notice.