Massachusetts district court criminal defense manual

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Published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education in Boston, MA .

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  • Criminal procedure -- Massachusetts.

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Statementeditors, Andrew R. Silverman, Christopher S. Skinner, Debra S. Krupp ; contributing authors, John Andrews ... [et al.].
ContributionsSilverman, Andrew R., Skinner, Christopher S., Krupp, Debra S., Andrews, John, 1959-
LC ClassificationsKFM2975 .M383 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1018651M
ISBN 100944490913
LC Control Number96076071

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This manual from the District Court includes the offense codes and charging language used in the WMS and MassCourts systems.

Revised Ap Includes miscellaneous offenses, common law offenses, and offenses in Mass. General Laws chapters Includes offenses in Mass. General Laws chapters 90B Instructions before and during trial. Open PDF file, KB, for. Impaneling the jury (PDF KB) Recent Revision March Open PDF file, KB, for.

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