Ralph D. Gants

The Honorable Ralph D. Gants was nominated as Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.



The hearing is scheduled for May 21st at 10:00 am, a second day of hearing was added for May 28th at 10:00 am, a third day of hearing was added for June 4, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Governor's Council Questionnaire

CASES:

Child Custody:

ELAINE M. HOLMES vs. KENNETH E. HOLMES.

AMY E. HUNTER vs. MIKO ROSE (and a companion case).

COMMONWEALTH vs. ERNESTO GONZALEZ

NANCY W. ADAMS vs. NICHOLAS C. ADAMS

ADOPTION OF ILONA.

STEPHEN D. SMITH, JR. vs. DANIELLE MCDONALD

CARE AND PROTECTION OF ZITA.

R.D. vs. A.H.

J.S. vs. C.C.


Judge Gants authored:

COMMONWEALTH vs. RICHARD FIGUEROA

TRACY MACDONALD vs. KEVIN CARUSO

COMMONWEALTH vs. CONAN GENTILE.

COMMONWEALTH vs. MATTHEW MOGELINSKI.

COMMONWEALTH vs. HUMBERTO H., a juvenile.

COMMONWEALTH vs. ZACHARY D. BRADLEY.

JOHN SOE, SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BOARD NO. 252997 vs. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BOARD.

MARC FLAGG vs. ALIMED, INC.

COMMONWEALTH vs. LEWIS FRANKLIN

WILLIE EVANS, executor, vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY.

COMMONWEALTH vs. JOHN PARENT.

PAUL LEDER vs. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS OF CONCORD & CONCORD-CARLISLE REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT & others.

275 WASHINGTON STREET CORP., trustee, vs. HUDSON RIVER INTERNATIONAL, LLC, & another.

COMMONWEALTH vs. HANSON H., a juvenile.

COMMONWEALTH vs. KEITH WINFIELD.

COMMONWEALTH vs. LUIS FIGUEROA.

COMMONWEALTH vs. JOHN MCGOWAN.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS OF SUNDERLAND vs. SUGARBUSH MEADOW, LLC & another.

COMMONWEALTH vs. JAVON WALCZAK.

COMMONWEALTH vs. DWAYNE TAYLOR.

TEMPLE EMANUEL OF NEWTON vs. MASSACHUSETTS COMMISSION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION.

COMMONWEALTH vs. NEIL ENTWISTLE.

COMMONWEALTH vs. ROY L. HUNT.

SANDRA MURPHY & others, beneficiaries, & another vs. MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE AUTHORITY

COMMONWEALTH vs. WASHINGTON W., a juvenile.

COMMONWEALTH vs. WILLIAM POLK.

D.H. vs. R.R.

COMMONWEALTH vs. ERIC ANDERSON.

COMMONWEALTH vs. WALTER R. BISHOP.

ROBERT O'BRIEN vs. ALAN BOROWSKI.

COMMONWEALTH vs. KRIS N. FERREIRA.

ADOPTION OF DAISY.

SUSAN M. CURTIS, executrix, vs. HERB CHAMBERS I-95, INC., & others.

ABBOTT A., a juvenile vs. COMMONWEALTH.

COMMONWEALTH vs. RALPH W. GOODWIN

COMMONWEALTH vs. LEONARD SZERLONG.

EMANUEL PAPADOPOULOS & another [Note 1] vs. TARGET CORPORATION & another.

COMMONWEALTH vs. JOANN SLIECH-BRODEUR.

MARILYN LEBLANC & another vs. COMMONWEALTH & another.

RONALD POE vs. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BOARD.

COMMONWEALTH vs. DAMION LINTON.

COMMONWEALTH vs. KERRY VAN BELL

RICHARD G. BIRCHALL, petitioner.

COMMONWEALTH vs. TIMOTHY L. ZANETTI.

COMMONWEALTH vs. JOSEPH BLAKE

COMMONWEALTH vs. HERBY CAILLOT (and a companion case).

News:

Interview with Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants

A Conversation with Justice Ralph Gants

Nomination hearing of Ralph Gants to Massachusetts Supreme

Foley confronts Judge Gants

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rules 2nd Amendment Does Not Apply to States

Judge with controversial record in Lowell-area cases eyed for Massachusetts high court

Contributions:
Records 1 through 6 of 6 total records ($1,100.00)

 
Date   From Occupation/Employer Recipient (To) Amount
1/10/2002   Ramirez, Deborah
3 Carol Lane Lexington, MA 02420
Law Professor
Northeastern University
Reich, Robert $100.00
6/20/2002   Ramirez, Deborah
3 Carol Lane Lexington, MA 02420
Law Professor
Northeastern University
Reich, Robert $200.00
10/26/2002   Ramirez, Deborah
3 Carol Ln Lexington, MA 02420

Kaufman, Jay R. $100.00
10/8/2012   Ramirez, Deborah
3 Carol Ln Lexington, MA 02420
Professor
Northeastern Law
Barrett, Michael J. $300.00
12/2/2013   Ramirez, Deborah
3 Carol Lane Lexington, MA 02420
Law Professor
Northeastern School of Law
Healey, Maura T. $300.00
3/24/2014   Ramirez , Deborah
3 Carol Ln Lexington, MA 02420-4405
law professor
Northeastern University
Healey, Maura T. $100.00

Hearing:

Oliver P. Cipollini, Jr. - District 1
Robert L. Jubinville - District 2
Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney - District 3
Christopher Ianella - District 4
Eileen R. Duff - District 5
Terrence Kennedy - District 6
Jen Caissie - District 7
Michael J. Albano - District 8

Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney - District 3 presided.

Opening Statements
The Honorable Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland
Jacquelynne J. Bowman

Kathy McGuinness
The Honorable Barbara Rouse

The Honorable Dina Fein
Gavin Fishman

Max D. Stern
Representative Jay Kaufman
Senator Mike Barrett
William Okerman
Patrick McCabe
Joseph Ureneck
The Honorable Ralph D. Gants
Oliver P. Cipollini, Jr. - District 1
Robert L. Jubinville - District 2
Christopher Ianella - District 4
Eileen R. Duff - District 5
Terrence Kennedy - District 6
Jen Caissie - District 7
Michael J. Albano - District 8
Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney - District 3
Robert L. Jubinville - District 2
Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney - District 3

A vote was taken at the June 11, 2014 meeting.

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