Legal Question in Criminal Law in Massachusetts

Are witnesses allowed to speak at a lobbu conference

Asked on 10/22/13, 7:04 am

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Alan Pransky Law Office of Alan J. Pransky

A lobby conference is a conference between the Judge and lawyers and possibly other people in the Judge's office. The Judge's office is usually called the Judge's lobby. Lobby conferences are conducted at the Judge's discretion and in a manner directed by the Judge. Witnesses have no right to attend or speak in lobby conferences. However, if the Judge allows a witness to attend and speak at a lobby conference then the witness may.

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Answered on 10/22/13, 7:12 am

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