New Hampshire Judicial branch seal

 

Information on Cases for the Public and Media

Updated 10/19/10

State of NH v. Michael Addison
Hillsborough County Superior Court
Northern District

IMPORTANT NEWS ADVISORIES AND ORDERS
12/12/08 Media Advisory
12/11/08 Media Advisory
11/20/08 Media Advisory
10/17/08 Updated Media Advisory
10/16/08 Media Advisory
10/07/08 Seating during trial
09/26/08 Amended order/ juror names/descriptions
09/17/08 Order on jury view
09/11/08 Trial coverage
09/10/08 Order on video/audio coverage
12/26/07 Order on Media Coverage

Date Filed

Document

10/19/10
03/25/09
  • Order on Supplement to Defendant's Supplement Regarding Media. (Posted 3/26/09)
  • State's Objection to Defendant's Supplemental Pleading Regarding Media
03/23/09
03/19/09
  • Order on Defendant's Renewed Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No. 1
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Reconvene Jury and Motion to Set Aside the Death Sentence No. 1
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Set Aside Verdict of Death No. 2
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Set Aside Verdict of Death No. 3
03/16/09
03/06/09
  • Joint Motion for an Order Preserving the Right of the Defense to Litigate All Issues Related to Lethal Injection or any Other Method of Execution at a Later Date (posted 3/10/09)
03/04/09
02/17/09
01/27/09
  • Order on State's Assented-to Motion to Extend Time to Respond to Defendant's Post-Trial Pleadings
01/23/09
  • State's Assented-to Motion to Extend Time to Respond to Defendant's Post-Trial Pleadings
01/16/09
12/29/08
  • Order on Assented to Request to Extend Deadline: Motions to Set aside Death Verdict
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Bar Imposition of the Death Penalty Based on Jury's Finding that Michael Addison did not Purposely Kill Officer Briggs
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Supplement the Record on Venue
  • Order on Motions Requesting Jury Instructions
  • Assented to motion for extension of time
12/22/08
12/18/08
12/15/08
12/12/08
12/11/08
12/08/08
12/04/08
  • State's Motion in Limine: Commenting on General Deterrence in Closing Argument in the Trial's Sentence Selection Phase
12/02/08
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine asking the Court to set Safeguards
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Exclude Evidence of Future Conditions of Incarceration
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: "Purpose to Kill" in Closing Argument
  • Defendant's Request for Jury Instruction on Future Conditions of Confinement
12/01/08
11/26/08
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine/Sentence Selection Phase: the Scope of the State's Victim Impact Evidence
  • Order on Motion to Exclude Evidence of the Defendant's Alleged Lack of Remorse During the Penalty Phase
  • Motion for Services other than Counsel
  • Motion for Services other than Counsel
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion in Limine to Preclude Certain Closing Arguments in the Sentence Selection Phase
11/25/08
  • Order on Defendant's Oral Motion to Limit Testimony
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine Seeking to Admit Statements of the Defendant's Deceased Mother
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine/Sentence Selection Phase
  • Motion for Services other than Counsel
  • Motion for Services other than Counsel
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motions on Jury Instructions
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion to Supplement the Record on Venue
11/21/08
11/20/08
11/19/08
  • State's Motion in Limine Seeking to Admit Statements of the Defendant's Deceased Mother in the Sentence Selection Phase
  • Motion Regarding Role of Statutory Aggravating Factors
  • Motion in Limine: "Purpose to Kill" in Closing Argument
  • Defendant's Additional Requested Jury Instructions/Sentence Selection Phase
  • Defendant's Comments on Sentence Selection Phase Jury Instructions
  • Supplement to Motion in Limine on Scope of Sentence Selection Evidence: Victim Impact Relating to Other Crimes
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion in Limine Seeking to Limit the Scope of the State's Information on Future Dangerousness
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion in Limine/Sentence Selection Phase: The Scope of the State's Victim Impact Evidence
11/18/08
  • Motion to Bar Imposition of the Death Penalty Based on Jury's Finding that Michael Addison did not Purposely Kill Officer Briggs
  • Order on the Defendant's Motion in Limine and Motion to Strike: Victim Impact Evidence
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Strike Non-Statutory Aggravating Factor of "Future Dangerousness"
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Unseal Mitigating Factor No.2
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine to Instruct the Jury
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine No.9
  • Motion to Unseal Mitigating Factor No.2
  • State's Response to Defendant's Motion in Limine Seeking to Limit the Scope of the State's Selection Phase Opening Statement and Information Presented in the State's Case in Chief
11/17/08
11/14/08
  • Motion to Supplement the Record on Venue
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Admit Previously Suppressed Statement as Evidence at Eligibility Phase and State's Motion in Limine Seeking to Admit Recorded Conversations of Antoine Bell-Rogers
  • State's Motion in Limine Seeking to Admit Recorded Conversations of Antoine Bell-Rogers in the Eligibility Stage
  • State's Motion in Response to the Defendant's Motion in Limine Seeking to Admit his Suppressed Statement's at the Trials Sentencing Stage
  • State's Motion in Limine Asking the Court to Set Reasonable Safeguards in the Defendant's Allocution
  • State's Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty (Amended)
11/12/08
  • Motion to Exclude Evidence of the Defendant's Alleged Lack of Remorse During the Penalty Phase
  • Alternative Motion in Limine Regarding Prosecution Evidence of "Future Dangerousness"
  • Motion to Strike Non-Statutory Aggravating Factor of "Future Dangerousness"
  • Special Findings Form: Eligibility Phase
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Strike Aggravating Factor
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine Regarding Future Dangerousness
  • Order on State's Motion to Amend Notice of Intent to Seek the Death Penalty
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #7 (Penalty Phase)
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #8 (Penalty Phase)
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #10 (Penalty Phase)
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #12 (Penalty Phase)
  • Defendant's Motion in Limine Sentence/Selection Phase: The Scope of the State's Opening and Case-in-Chief is Limited by its Listed Aggravators
  • Motion to Admit Previously Suppressed Statement as Evidence at Eligibility and Sentence Selection
11/07/08

 

11/04/08
  • State's Amended Proposed Jury Instructions
    Penalty Phase I: Eligibility Phase
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion to Strike the "Grave Risk" Statutory Aggravating Factor
11/03/08
  • Defendant's Response and Memorandum Regarding the Permissibility of Alternate Jurors Participating in the Eligibility and Penalty Phases
10/29/08
10/28/08
10/27/08
10/24/08
10/21/08
  • Motion for Services Other than Counsel Re: Witness Fees
  • Motion for Services Other than Counsel Re: Lay Witnesses
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion In Limine Concerning the Admissibility of Prior Convictions of the State's Witnesses During Cross-Examination
  • Motion for Limiting Instruction Regarding Evidence of Other Crimes
10/20/08
  • Order on Defendant's Renewed Motion for Change of Venue
  • State's Objection to the Defendant's Renewed Motion for Change of Venue
10/17/08
10/16/08
10/15/08
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Character and Related Evidence
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Defendant's Alleged Possession of Guns
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Expert Opinions
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Lay Opinion Evidence
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine to Preclude Admission of Certain Recorded Phone Conversations
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #13 (Guilty and Penalty Phases): Motion to Impeach Defendant with Prior Record
  • Order on State's Motion to Employ "Struck Method" Of Jury Selection
  • Order on State's Motion for List of Proposed Mitigating Factors
  • State's Request to Present Closing Arguments Last in the Trial's Eligibility Phase
10/10/08
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: History of Gun
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Autopsy Photographs
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: Hearsay Statements
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine to Limit Reference to the Act of Shooting as "Murder"
  • Order on Defendant's Motion in Limine: "Trial of the Capital Murder Charge" and" Sentencing Phase"
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #11
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #4 (Guilt Phase) & Order on State's Motion in Limine #5
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #1
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #3
  • Order on State's Motion in Limine #2 (Guilt Phase)
10/07/08
10/03/08
  • State's Response to the Defendant's Motion in Limine Seeking to Bar in the Penalty Stage Information Pertaining to a Shooting Outside the Uptown Tavern
9/26/08
9/23/08
9/22/08
9/19/08
9/18/08
9/17/08
  • Media Order
  • Defense Motion in Limine Re Final Penalty Phase: Bar Evidence in Support of Non-Statutory Aggravating Factor No.B.2 Because that Conviction and Related Proceedings Were Invalid
9/16/08
  • Memorandum in Support of a Constitutional Capital Voir Dire Process
9/15/08
9/11/08
9/10/08
9/09/08
9/05/08
9/03/08
  • Order on Joint Motion to Allow Additional Time for Review of Jury Questionnaires
  • Second Motion on Behalf of WMUR-TV Channel 9 to Amend Media Order
9/02/08
8/29/08
8/28/08
8/26/08
  • Limited Objection to State's Motion Re: Additional Discovery from the Defendant (Capital Trial Phase)
  • Attachments to Objection to State's Motion for Reciprocal Discovery
  • Objection to "State's Motion Seeking to Direct the Defense to Provide a List of Proposed Mitigating Factors Prior to Trial"
8/25/08
8/21/08
8/18/08
8/15/08
  • State's Motion for Guilt-Phase Reciprocal Discovery
  • State's Motion Seeking to Direct the Defense to Provide a List of Proposed Mitigating Factors Prior to Trial
8/13/08
  • Order on the Defendant's Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No.24
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No.26
  • Motion in Limine to Preclude Admission of Certain Recorded Phone Conversations
  • Order on Renewed Motion to Bar Statutory Aggravating Factors
  • Defendant's Response to State's Motion to Employ "Struck Method" of Jury Selection
8/12/08
  • State's Response to Defense Motion to Bar Statutory Aggravating Factor or for Limiting Instructions
8/06/08
  • Order on Discovery Deadlines and Scheduling
  • Order on Defendant's Death Penalty Challenge No. 23
  • Order on Defendant's Renewed Motion to Strike No. 2
  • Order on Defendant's Renewed Motion to Strike No. 6
  • Order on Defendant's Renewed Motion to Strike No. 8
8/05/08
8/04/08
7/30/08
7/24/08
7/23/08
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Bar State/Motion for Further Discovery
  • Order on State's Motion for Reciprocal Discovery
  • Order on Newspapers of New England, Inc's Motion to Unseal
7/22/08
7/17/08
7/10/08
7/08/08
7/03/08
7/01/08
6/27/08
6/26/08
6/25/08
6/24/08
6/23/08
6/19/08
  • Trial Notice issued for 9/22/08
  • Motion to Bar State from Arguing that Addison Could not have Unintentionally Pulled the Trigger/Motion for Further Discovery
6/18/08
6/10/08
6/09/08
6/06/08
  • Order on the Defendant's Death Penalty Challenges Nos. 17-22
6/05/08
5/29/08
5/28/08
5/22/08
  • Defense Objection to the State's Request for Reciprocal Discovery of Capital Sentencing Information
5/20/08
5/19/08
5/15/08
5/14/08
  • Order on Assented to Motion to Extend Deadline
5/13/08
5/9/08
5/8/08
5/5/08
5/01/08
4/30/08
4/28/08
4/25/08
4/24/08
4/21/08
4/17//08
4/11/08
4/09/08
4/07/08
4/01/08
3/31/08
3/28/08
3/26/08
  • Order on Defendant's Assented to Motion for Release of Copies of the NHJB Jury Service Video
  • Motion for Discovery of Capital Jury Project "Raw Data" for April 10 Hearing
  • Motion for Release of Copies of the NHJB Jury Service Video
03/25/08
03/24/08
  • Order on the State's Assented-to Motion to Enlarge Time to
    Disclose Expert Report And to File Objection to Defendant's
    Fair-Cross Section Challenge
03/21/08
03/18/08
03/07/08
02/28/08
02/27/08
  • Assented to-Motion for Further Extension of Deadline for Disclosure of Expert Report on Jury Pool Composition
02/22/08
02/21/08
02/20/08
02/19/08
  • Order on the Defendant's Motion for Discovery Relating to Death Penalty Challenge (No. 25)
02/11/08
  • Order on Defendant's Motion for Services Other than Counsel: Expert on Implicit Racial Bias
  • Order on Scheduling Changes
02/08/08
  • Defense reply to state's objection on services other than counsel
02/07/08
  • State's Supplemental Authority in Support of it's Objection to the Defendant's Motion to Bar Death Penalty (No.24) and the Defendant's Related Motion for Discovery
02/04/08
01/31/08
  • Order on Defendant's Assented Motion to Extend Deadline for Disclosure of Expert Report on Jury Pool Composition
01/30/08
  • State's Objection to Defendant's Motion for Services Other than Counsel: Expert on Unconscious Racial Bias
01/29/08
  • Defendant's Motion to Extend Deadline for Disclosure of Expert Report on Jury Pool Composition
01/24/08
01/23/08
  • State's Objection to Defendant's Motion for Discovery Relating to Motion to Bar Death Penalty (No. 24)
01/22/08
01/17/08
  • State's Assented - to Motion to Enlarge Time to Respond to Motion for Discovery
  • Order on Defendant's Motion to Extend Deadline for Disbursement of Expert Report on Jury Pool Composition
  • State's Assented - to Motion to continue the February 7th, 2008 Motion Hearing.
  • Withdrawal of Counsel
  • State's Notice of Non-Objection: to Defendant's
    Motion to Extend Deadline Regarding Defense Challenge to Lethal Injection
    Procedures
01/15/08
01/14/08
01/11/08
  • Order on Motion to Strike No.3
  • Order on Motion to Strike No.4
  • Order on Motion to Strike No.7
01/09/08
01/08/08
  • Advisory Committee on Rules: Report to the Supreme Court on Review of a Proposed Rule Regarding Death Penalty Appellate Procedure
01/04/08
12/20/07
11/21/07
11/20/07
11/16/07
11/09/07
  • State's Partial Objection to the Defendant's Motion to Establish New Dates for Disclosure of Potential Defense Forensic Experts
11/07/07
11/06/07
  • Supplement to State's objection to petition for writ
11/05/07
11/02/07
  • Order on forensic experts
11/01/07
11/01/07
10/29/2007
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.7
  • Order on Motion to Strike No.1
10/24/2007
  • Petition for Writ of Certiorari and for Stay (Appendix filed with motion available for review at Supreme Court Clerks Office).
10/12/2007
10/10/2007
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No. 3
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No. 4
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No. 13
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No. 15
10/09/2007
10/03/2007
10/01/2007
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.2
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.5
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.9
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.10
  • Order on Death Penalty Challenge No.12
09/28/2007
09/24/07
  • State's Letter to the clerk
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 1): aggravating factors/separation of powers
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 2): non-statutory aggravating factors
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 3): statutory aggravating factors
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 4): factor involving serious bodily injury
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 5): overlap between indictment and aggravating factor
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 6): unadjudicated offenses
  • State's Objection to Defendant's motion to strike (No. 7): adjudicated offenses
09/24/07
  • Order on Defense Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No. 6
  • Order on Defense motion to Bar the Death Penalty No. 8
  • Order on Defense Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No. 14 
09/18/07
  • Order on Defense Motion to Bar the Death Penalty No. 1
09/14/07
09/06/07
08/30/07
08/28/07
08/21/07
08/20/07
08/16/07
08/09/07
08/09/07
  • Order on request for extension of time
08/08/07
08/06/07
07/23/07
07/20/07
07/19/07
07/17/07
07/16/07
07/13/07
07/09/07
07/05/07
07/02/07
  • Reply to State's Objection
06/28/07
06/22/07
06/18/07
06/15/2007
06/14/07
06/05/07
06/04/07
05/31/07
05/30/07
05/09/07
05/07/07
05/03/07
05/02/07
04/13/07
04/09/07
04/05/07
  • Ex parte motions filed by      defendant (under seal)
04/02/07
03/28/07
  • Filings:
  • Defense Objection to State's motion on Scheduling
  • State's motion to disclose Grand Jury Transcripts
03/23/07
  • Defense Motions:
  • Location of Pretrial Hearings
  • Request on Status Conferences
  • Objection to Deadlines (Scheduling Order and Structuring Conference Proposal Attached)
3/20/07
3/13/07
2/20/07
  • State's response to defense motion of 2/7/07 (filed under seal)
2/20/07
2/13/07
2/7/2007  
  • Defense motion to protect interest  of the accused in privileged or confidential records
2/7/2007
12/27/2006
Accessibility Options | FAQ | Site Map | Contact Us | N.H. Legislative Branch | N.H. Executive Branch | NH.Gov | Revised Statutes Online