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The Supreme Judicial Court has resolved three issues regarding the statutory obligation of the Department of Children and Families to make reasonable efforts prior to the placement of a child with the department to prevent or eliminate the need for removal from the home. Under G.L.c. 119, §29C, if a Juvenile Court judge grants temporary custody […]
Where a defendant was sentenced to life in prison for his participation in a large-scale cocaine trafficking conspiracy, the sentence must be vacated on procedural grounds, as the lower court did not address the defendant’s potentially persuasive disparity argument in favor of a sentence varying from the advisory guideline range. “The Presentence Investigation Report prepared […]