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Cases Of Interest

This page is intended to provide information of particular public interest regarding certain cases pending in this Court. The full public docket and related documents in these cases are available through the Court's Public Access system (PACER). Information on the use of PACER may be found at www.pacer.uscourts.gov.

The information contained on this page is as current as possible. The official docket is the final source for all case-related information.

Information for the public and the press will include matters such as access to the courthouse and available seating for scheduled public proceedings in the courthouse. NOTE: Not every case will have information under every item.

The Clerk's Office also maintains a Media Page on this website that contains additional information of particular interest to the press. That site is found at http://www.mad.uscourts.gov/general/media.htm.

ENTRY INTO THE JOHN JOSEPH MOAKLEY COURTHOUSE

  • The courthouse opens to the public at 7:30AM.
  • A valid government-issued photo ID such as a driver's license or US Passport is required to enter the courthouse.
  • No beverages, cell phones, laptops, iPads or other electronic devices may be brought into the courthouse by anyone other than those with permission to do so.

DECORUM IN THE COURTROOM, INCLUDING OVERFLOW COURTROOMS

  • No food or beverage is allowed in any courtroom
  • Observers shall remove hats
  • All observers shall remain quiet while court is in session

PROCEDURAL INFORMATION

Here is a document with the criminal procedures in a typical felony case upon indictment.

NOTE: THE CASES ARE LISTED HERE IN ORDER BY DOCKET NUMBER. ONCE THE CASE IS DISPOSED OF, THE CASE INFORMATION WILL BE MOVED TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS LIST.

United States v. Gary Sampson, CR 01-10384-MLW

A hearing on any pending motions and a status conference is scheduled for Tuesday August 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM before the Honorable Mark L. Wolf in Courtroom 10 on the 5th floor.

 

Jury selection will begin on Tuesday February 17, 2015 before the Honorable Mark L. Wolf in Courtroom 10 on the 5th floor.

United States v. John J. O'Brien et al, CR 12-40026-WGY

The jury returned its verdict on July 24, 2014: as to John J O'Brien (1) Guilty on Count 1ss,2ss,3ss-6ss and Elizabeth V. Tavares (2) Guilty on Count 1ss,2ss,3ss-6ss and William H. Burke III (3) Guilty on Count 1ss. John J O'Brien (1) Not Guilty on Count 8ss-11ss and Elizabeth V. Tavares (2) Not Guilty on Count 8ss-11ss and William H. Burke III (3) Not Guilty on Count 3ss-6ss,8ss-11ss.

 

A scheduling conference regarding the second trial is scheduled for Wednesday July 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM before the Honorable William G. Young in courtroom 18 on the 5th floor.

 

A motion hearing is scheduled for Wednesday October 22, 2014 at 2:30 PM before the Honorable William G. Young in courtroom 18 on the 5th floor.

 

The sentencing hearing is scheduled for Wednesday November 12, 2014 at 2:30PM before the Honorable William G. Young in courtroom 18 on the 5th floor.

New England Compounding Pharmacy Inc. Products Liability Litigation, MD 13-2419-RWZ

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A motion hearing is scheduled for Thursday July 17, 2014 at 2:30 PM before the Honorable Jennifer C. Boal in Courtroom 14 on the 5th floor.

In Re: Fresenius Granuflo/Naturalyte Dialysate Products Liability Litigation , MD 13-2428-DPW

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A Further Status/Scheduling Conference and Motion Hearing is set for August 8 , 2014 at 2:30 PM in Courtroom 1 before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock.

Daubert hearings are scheduled for the weeks of December 7, 2015 and December 14, 2015 before the Honorable Douglas P Woodlock.

The first MDL bellwether trial is set for January 11, 2016 before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock.

The second MDL bellwether trial is set for February 16, 2016 before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock.

United States v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, CR 13-10200-GAO

A status conference is set for Thursday August 14, 2014 at 10:00AM before the Honorable George A. O'Toole in Courtroom 9 on the 3rd floor.

A final pretrial conference is scheduled for Monday October 20, 2014 at 10:00 AM before the Honorable George A. O'Toole in Courtroom 9 on the 3rd floor.

The jury trial is set for Monday November 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable George A. O'Toole in Courtroom 9 on the 3rd floor.

  • Indictment
  • Complaint and Affidavit in Support of Complaint
  • Orders of Interest
    • #141 (No PDF) Judge George A. OToole, Jr: ELECTRONIC ORDER entered. The Motion for Leave to File Memorandum Amicus Curiae of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts (dkt. no. 139 ) is DENIED. I have previously denied a similar motion in U.S. v. Mehanna, No. 09-10017-GAO (dkt. no. 204, denied by electronic order on Aug. 3, 2011). While there may be no positive rule forbidding it, in my judgment a trial court presiding over a criminal prosecution should not receive or consider volunteered submissions by non-parties except as may be specifically authorized by statute (see, e.g. 18 U.S.C. § 3771) or other authority. The proposed memorandum, attached to the motion, is stricken, and the Clerk is instructed to delete it from the docket.
    • #167 Notice of Intent filed by the government

United States v. Dias Kadyrbayev et al, CR 13-10238-DPW

 

A further hearing on defendant Dias Kadyrbayev's motion to suppress is scheduled for Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 9:30 AM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

RESCHEDULED: The pretrial conference as to defendant Dias Kadyrbayev is set for Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

The jury trial as to defendant Dias Kadyrbayev is set for Monday September 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

The final pretrial conference as to defendant Robel Kidane Phillipos is set for Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

The jury trial for defendant Robel Kidane Phillipos is set for Monday September 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

 

JURY VERDICT entered on July 21, 2014 as to Azamat Tazhayakov (2); on Count 1s, defendant found Not Guilty (Laptop Computer), Guilty (Backpack containing fireworks, a jar of Vaseline and a thumb drive); on Count 2s, defendant found Not Guilty (Laptop Computer), Guilty (Backpack containing fireworks, a jar of Vaseline and a thumb drive).

 

The sentencing hearing for Azamat Tazhayakov is scheduled for Friday October 16, 2014 at 2:00PM before the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock in courtroom 1 on the 3rd floor.

United States v. Khairullozhon Matanov, CR 14-10159-WGY

An final pretrial conference for Khairullozhon Matanov is scheduled for Monday May 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM before the Honorable William G. Young in Courtroom 18 on the 5th floor.

The jury trial for Khairullozhon Matanov is scheduled for Monday June 8, 2015 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable William G. Young in Courtroom 18 on the 5th floor.

Zogenix, Inc. v. Patrick, CA 14-11689-RWZ

 

Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively, CV 12-30051-MAP

United States v. James Bulger, CR 99-10371-DJC

 


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