Monday, July 09, 2012

Criminal Rule 14 has been amended

The SJC has announced amendments to MRCrP 14, effective September 17, 2012. The amendments alter the procedure for cases in which mental health issues are involved (Rule 14(b)(2)), and those involving self-defense and first aggressor issues (Rule 14(b)(4)). As a result of the changes to Rule 14, Rule 23 has been deleted effective September 17.