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COMMONWEALTH v. HARDY (11/12/70)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: November 12, 1970.

COMMONWEALTH
v.
HARDY, APPELLANT

Appeal from order of Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division, of Allegheny County, No. 1131 of 1965, in case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Donald Hardy.

COUNSEL

John J. Dean, Assistant Public Defender, and George H. Ross, Public Defender, for appellant.

Carol Mary Los, Assistant District Attorney, and Robert W. Duggan, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee.

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

Author: Per Curiam

[ 440 Pa. Page 641]

Appellant raises one issue in this appeal, all others having been disposed of in Mr. Justice Jones' opinion in Commonwealth v. Hardy, 423 Pa. 208, 223 A.2d 719 (1966). He alleges that his counsel was ineffective and thus he should be granted a new trial. The post-conviction hearing judge found that he was effectively represented. Nothing has been presented to us

[ 440 Pa. Page 642]

    which would indicate that appellant was denied effective representation. Commonwealth ex rel. Washington v. Maroney, 427 Pa. 599, 235 A.2d 349 (1967). See also, Commonwealth v. Woody, 440 Pa. 569, 271 A.2d 477 (1970); Commonwealth v. Skipper, 440 Pa. 576, 271 A.2d 476 (1970); Commonwealth v. Laboy, 440 Pa. 579, 270 A.2d 695 (1970).

Order affirmed.

Disposition

Order affirmed.

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