Commonwealth v. Sharris

SJC-12165
Argue Date: Thursday December 7, 2017
*Summary:   Criminal-- This case involves a request by a defendant to dismiss a 1995 murder indictment where he has been found incompetent to stand trial.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Stanley Sharris, Jr.
Counsel for Appellant: Paul R. Rudof, Esquire
Appellee: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellee: Heidi M. Ohrt-Gaskill, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: SJC for Suffolk County
Lower Court Judge: Mary-Lou Rup, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Appeal from Single Justice Order/Judgment
Amici Curiae: Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Northern District Attorney

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