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The Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq. Wins Appeal for Client in Land Court Case

Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq.

The Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq. scored a victory for their client, Luis Martinez, in the appeals court case of Martinez v. Lynn Housing Authority, Appeals Court Docket No. 17-P-1274, ____Mass. App. Ct. ____ (2019). 

The Appeals Court unanimously affirmed the Land Court’s finding of contempt and award of attorney’s fees against the Lynn Housing Authority. Mr. Mateus served as lead appellate counsel for Mr. Martinez and is proud to have helped him secure the win.

A copy of the court’s decision can be found here.

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Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq. join in writing an amicus curiae brief on behalf of asbestos victims in Oliver v. Met Life, No. SJC-12544

Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq.

The Law Offices of John G. Mateus, Esq. are proud to announce our contribution to an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the plaintiff asbestos victims and the Massachusetts Trial Attorneys Association (MATA) in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court case of Oliver v. Met Life, No. SJC-12544. Our firm worked with MATA and attorneys Thomas Murphy and Kevin Powers in writing the brief. We are very proud of our work.

The brief can be found here.

The docket for the case can be found here.

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Embarrassing, Un-American, and a Threat to Free Speech: CUNY Law students try to shut down free speech using heckler’s veto, prove they are Fake Americans

CUNY Law students are an embarrassment to lawyers and law students everywhere. (link) See this professor's attempt to use free speech to say something the law student's don't like---and their disgusting, unethical, unAmerican response in trying to use the heckler's veto. Given such un-American behavior, they should be summarily expelled from law school and barred from… Continue reading Embarrassing, Un-American, and a Threat to Free Speech: CUNY Law students try to shut down free speech using heckler’s veto, prove they are Fake Americans

Case Summary

In a Major Second Amendment Decision, the Massachusetts High Court Rules the State Ban on Stun Guns Unconstitutional

Case name:  Ramirez v. Commonwealth, _____Mass.____(April 17, 2018), Docket No. SJC-12340. SUMMARY : In a major Second Amendment decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled that the Commonwealth’s statute banning members of the general public from owning stun guns was unconstitutional. This ruling completely eliminated any part of the statute banning stun guns, meaning… Continue reading In a Major Second Amendment Decision, the Massachusetts High Court Rules the State Ban on Stun Guns Unconstitutional

Case Summary

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Declares GPS Monitoring Strictly Illegal if Not Announced in Open Court At the Sentencing Hearing

Case Summary for Commonwealth v. Grundman, ____Mass.___(March 22, 2018), SJC Docket No. 12264. 12264 SUMMARY: After the defendant pled guilty to multiple counts of child rape, he was sentenced to both incarceration and probation, but it was not announced at the sentencing hearing that he would have GPS (global positioning satellite) monitoring as part of his… Continue reading Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Declares GPS Monitoring Strictly Illegal if Not Announced in Open Court At the Sentencing Hearing