ERIC BLUMENSON,
Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
ARTHUR B. LEAVENS,
Professor of Law, Western New England University School of Law

and MEMBERS OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL LAW BAR

Terms of Use: To proceed, the reader must acknowledge that this book is intended as an aid to research. Given the depth and breadth of the criminal law, it makes no claim to completeness or infallibility. Therefore, the reader should research any authorities cited herein before relying on them regarding any issue of consequence, and should note that chapters in this edition were completed at various times which are indicated on the first page of each chapter. 





4TH EDITION COPYRIGHT © 2012 by Eric Blumenson; 3RD EDITION COPYRIGHT © 2003 by New Law Publishing; 2ND EDITION COPYRIGHT © 1998 by LEXIS® Law Publishing; 1ST EDITION (published as Massachusetts Criminal Defense, by Eric D. Blumenson), © 1990 by Butterworth Legal Publishers

Preface

Editors and Contributors

Comments: All comments, corrections, or suggestions are appreciated and may be emailed to eblumens@suffolk.edu