Monthly Archives: April 2012

About this website

This website provides basic information about two Massachusetts lawsuits that affect Massachusetts drivers: (1) Gillespie and Hamel vs. the City of Northampton (relating to parking ticket appeals), and (2) Salem Police Department vs. Sullivan (relating to moving violation citation appeals).  … Continue reading

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Decision issued in the Parking Ticket Case

On 7/14/11 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) issued a decision in the Parking Ticket Case.  Click here to read it.  That court affirmed the lower court’s decision (i.e., the SJC denied the Plaintiffs’ appeal which sought to have the … Continue reading

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Decision issued in the Sullivan Case

On September 21, 2011 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) issued its decision on the Sullivan case (which challenged the high, nonrefundable filing fees associated with appeals of moving violation tickets).  The SJC denied plaintiff Ralph Sullivan’s appeal (i.e., it … Continue reading

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