Peterson v. Commonwealth

SJC-12281
Argue Date: Tuesday September 5, 2017
*Summary:   Erroneous Conviction Law-- Whether the plaintiff is a claimant eligible to recover damages against the Commonwealth under the Erroneous Conviction Law.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, JJ.
Appellant: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellant: Jeffrey T. Collins, A.A.G. , Adam R. LaGrassa, A.A.G.
Appellee: Omari Peterson
Counsel for Appellee: William S. Smith, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Peter M. Lauriat, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae:  

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