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The Mass. Crim. Dig. was retired in 2014, and therefore will no longer be updated. Below, you can find archived case summaries to assist your legal research needs.
Additionally, please see our replacement Mass. Crim. Dig. blog posts, which provide succinct summaries of criminal law cases decided by the Supreme Judicial Court concerning Articles 12 and 14 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights.
Welcome to the Massachusetts Criminal Digest (“Mass. Crim. Dig.”), the New England Law Review’s new online case-summary database. The Mass. Crim. Dig. provides citable, straightforward summaries of criminal law cases decided by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The summaries were compiled by editors of the New England Law Review and follow the standards and practices of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts Official Reports Style Manual 2012. Whether you’re writing a last minute motion in limine or just drafting an interoffice memorandum, the Mass. Crim. Dig. is an indispensable resource for the practicing attorney.