Commonwealth v. Jones

SJC-12255
Argue Date: Thursday May 4, 2017
*Summary:   Sexual Offenses-- In a prosecution for sexual offenses involving a minor, whether it was error to deny the defendant's motion for a subpoena seeking the victim's mental health records.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, JJ.
Appellant: Richard D. Jones
Counsel for Appellant: Nancy A. Dolberg, Esquire
Appellee: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellee: David F. O'Sullivan, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: Essex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: John T. Lu, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: The Victim Rights Law Center, Jane Doe Inc., Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

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