West Headnote of the Day – October 30, 2009

October 30, 2009

West's Key 92 Constitutional Law
West's Key 92VI Enforcement of Constitutional Provisions
West's Key 92VI(B) Estoppel, Waiver, or Forfeiture
West's Key 92k947 k. Waiver in General.

Defendants in a civil case waived the issue of an alleged violation of their due process rights, relating to trial judge allowing jurors to wear costumes, in the courtroom, on Halloween; the judge did not merely accommodate the jurors’ request to wear costumes, and instead consulted with counsel for all parties before doing so, and all counsel agreed that jurors could wear costumes.
Zabin v. Picciotto, 896 N.E.2d 937 (Mass. App. Ct. 2008)

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