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COMMONWEALTH v. LAWSON (08/09/68)

August 9, 1968

COMMONWEALTH
v.
LAWSON, APPELLANT.



Petition for post-conviction hearing.

COUNSEL

Allan H. Lawson, appellant, in propria persona; James D. Crawford, Assistant District Attorney, Richard A. Sprague, First Assistant District Attorney, and Arlen Specter, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee. 719

Before McDERMOTT, J.

Opinion PER CURIAM: The order of the court below is vacated and the record remitted with instructions to grant petitioner's request, as an indigent, for production of a copy of the notes of testimony taken at the post-conviction hearing, and a copy of the court's opinion dismissing the post-conviction petition, in order to permit petitioner to prosecute an effective and adequate appeal. See Griffin v. Illinois, 351 U.S. 12 (1956); § 12 of the Post Conviction Hearing Act of January 25, 1966, P.L. (1965) 1580 (19 PS § 1180-12).

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