Commonwealth v. Lewis
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
381 Mass. 411, 409 N.E. 2d 771 (1980)
In 1978 Randolph Lewis and other defendants were indicted for the murder of a man in connection with an assault that occurred in 1976. In a related murder case, indictments entered in 1979 stemmed from an assault that occurred in 1977. These two cases, plus two others, involved a statute-of-limitations issue that called the validity of the indictments into question. The consolidated cases came before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Kaplan, J.)
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