Commonwealth v. Tavares

SJC-12211
Argue Date: Monday December 4, 2017
*Summary:   Criminal-- The defendant is seeking post-conviction discovery of recordings of a wired informant in connection with a motion for new trial after a murder conviction.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Paulo Tavares
Counsel for Appellant: Janet H. Pumphrey, Esquire
Appellee: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellee: Jessica Kenny, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: SJC for Suffolk County
Lower Court Judge: Charles J. Hely, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Appeal from Single Justice Order/Judgment
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