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Oral Arguments Before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Suffolk University Law School, in cooperation with the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, maintains this site in order to make oral arguments before the Supreme Judicial Court accessible to the general public and the legal community. Webcasts of Supreme Judicial Court oral arguments at the John Adams Courthouse are available live while the cases are being argued and may also be viewed at a later time through the Suffolk Law School's archives. Please see below for more information.

 
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If you are interested in watching an argument on the web, please scroll down to the schedule of cases to be argued and activate this player on the proper morning. The order of arguments, as listed below, may change if circumstances dictate. You may also view a summary of each case prior to viewing the webcast by selecting "Case Summaries."


Archives
Webcasts will also be archived so that after each argument, web site visitors will be able to view all arguments which have already occurred. The arguments can be searched by date, case title or by docket number, and will be accessible within four days of the court proceedings. To view arguments which have been previously archived, please visit the SJC Oral Argument Webcasts Archives page, or simply point your mouse on the "View Archives" button located at the right.

System Requirements
This webcast is best viewed on PCs with: Windows 2000 or newer operating system; Flash 10.0 or later; 600+ MHz processor; 128+ MB RAM; 8+ MB Video Memory; and IE v5.5 or later or Apple Macintosh computers with: OS X 10.1.5 or later (10.2.x recommended); 450+ mhz G3 processor; 128+ MB RAM: 10 MB free HD space; 256 colors (millions recommended); IE 5.5+ or Netscape 7.1+.



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Summaries Cases/Dockets (select docket number for info)
    05/01/2017
SummariesCase Summaries SJC-12160 Impounded Case
 

SJC-12247

Phillips v. Equity Residential Management, L.L.C.

SJC-12225

Commonwealth v. Dew
 

SJC-12289

Commonwealth v. Lydon
 

SJC-12295

Impounded Case
    05/02/2017
Summaries Case Summaries SJC-12232 Commonwealth v. Brangan
 

SJC-12222

Koshy v. Sachdev
  SJC-12257 Commonwealth v. Wolfe
  SJC-12242 Langan v. Board of Registration in Medicine
  SJC-12273 Commonwealth v. Ortiz
(Reserve Case)
    05/04/2017
SummariesCase Summaries

SJC-12259

Commonwealth v. Ehiabhi
 

SJC-12262

Energy Express, Inc. v. Department of Public Utilities
 

SJC-12255

Commonwealth v. Jones
 

SJC-12302

Commonwealth v. Duart
 

SJC-12277

Impounded Case
(Reserve Case)
    05/05/2017
SummariesCase Summaries SJC-11502 Commonwealth v. Dunn
(Link opens new window) SJC-10572 Commonwealth v. Cartright
SJC-10339 Commonwealth v. Facella
SJC-11591 Commonwealth v. Morin
 
Oral arguments generally take one half hour per case (15 minutes per side), except in first degree murder cases, which generally take 40 minutes (20 minutes per side). Court begins promptly at 9:00am. The Justices may take a brief recess mid-morning, lasting approximately 10 minutes.

 


This webcast is made available to the general public for informational purposes only and does not constitute an official record of court proceedings.

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