Searching over 5,500,000 cases.


searching
Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Official citation and/or docket number and footnotes (if any) for this case available with purchase.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.

COMMONWEALTH v. ROUGHT (08/22/68)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: August 22, 1968.

COMMONWEALTH
v.
ROUGHT, PETITIONER (NO. 2)

Petition for leave to appeal from order of Superior Court, Oct. T., 1967, No. 1203, affirming order of Court of Quarter Sessions of Wyoming County, June T., 1954, No. 34, in case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Walter J. Rought, Jr.

COUNSEL

Walter J. Rought, Jr., appellant, in propria persona.

John R. Morgan, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee.

Bell, C. J., Musmanno, Jones, Cohen, Eagen, O'Brien and Roberts, JJ.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 431 Pa. Page 165]

The petition for allowance of appeal is granted. The order of the Superior Court is vacated, and the record is remanded to the Court of Quarter Sessions of Wyoming County for appointment of counsel on appeal to the Superior Court in accordance with the dissenting opinion of Judge Spaulding in Commonwealth v. Hoffman, 212 Pa. Superior Ct. 206, 240 A.2d 384 (1968) (Hoffman, J. and Hannum, J., joined in this opinion). See also Commonwealth v. Walters, 431 Pa. 74, 79, n.4, 244 A.2d 757, 761, n.4 (1968); Pa. R. Crim. P. 1503.

Disposition

Petition granted, order of Superior Court vacated and record remanded to Court of Quarter Sessions of Wyoming County.

19680822

© 1998 VersusLaw Inc.



Buy This Entire Record For $7.95

Official citation and/or docket number and footnotes (if any) for this case available with purchase.

Learn more about what you receive with purchase of this case.