Massachusetts Law Updates

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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Some new & revised District Court’s Criminal Model Jury Instructions Posted on Jun 13

District Court has added a number of new & revised criminal jury instructions: http://www.mass.gov/courts/courtsandjudges/courts/districtcourt/jury-instructions/criminal/index.html

Eviction Storage Law Limits Distance of Storage Facility Posted on Jun 13

Massachusetts’ eviction storage law, MGL c.239, s.4 was amended effective March 16, 2011 by St.2010, c.393. The old law said, in part, that tenants’ property  “shall be stored with the licensed public warehouser identified in the notice provided to the defendant pursuant to section 3,   …Continue Reading Eviction Storage Law Limits Distance of Storage Facility

Crowd Manager Training Program Online Posted on Jun 7

On June 1, 2011, the need for Certified Crowd Managers at every nightclub, dance hall, discothèque or bar, with an occupant load of 100 persons or more became effective in accordance with the state regulation . For further information, see the State Fire Marshall’s website.