Commonwealth v. Ehiabhi

SJC-12259
Argue Date: Thursday May 4, 2017
*Summary:   Criminal-- Various issues arising out of drug prosecution, including whether it was proper for the prosecution to determine which of two subsections of the subsequent offender law, containing different sentencing provisions, would be used to charge the defendant.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, JJ.
Appellant: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellant: John P. Zanini, A.D.A. Zachary Hillman, A.D.A.
Appellee: Moses M. Ehiabhi
Counsel for Appellee: Sarah E. Dolven, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Mary K. Ames, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: Committee for Public Counsel Service, Massachusetts Assocoiation of Cr

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