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COMMONWEALTH v. BLACK (03/30/72)

decided: March 30, 1972.

COMMONWEALTH
v.
BLACK, APPELLANT



Appeals from judgment of sentence of Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, of Philadelphia, June T., 1969, Nos. 817 to 820, inclusive, in case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. James Black.

COUNSEL

Anne F. Johnson, Assistant Defender, with her John W. Packel, Assistant Defender, and Vincent J. Ziccardi, Defender for appellant.

James T. Ranney, Assistant District Attorney, with him Milton M. Stein, Assistant District Attorney, James D. Crawford, Deputy District Attorney, Richard A. Sprague, First Assistant District Attorney, and Arlen Specter, District Attorney, for Commonwealth, appellee.

Wright, P. J., Watkins, Montgomery, Jacobs, Hoffman, Spaulding, and Cercone, JJ. Dissenting Opinion by Hoffman, J. Spaulding, J., joins in this dissenting opinion.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 221 Pa. Super. Page 213]

Judgment of sentence affirmed.

Disposition

Judgment of sentence affirmed.

Dissenting Opinion by Hoffman, J.:

In this direct appeal, appellant attacks his conviction for robbery as being based in part upon unconstitutionally obtained identification evidence.

[ 221 Pa. Super. Page 214]

At trial the Commonwealth's evidence against appellant rested in large part on his identification by Miss Sherry Stevenson, a victim of the robbery.

Miss Stevenson testified that when the police arrived at the scene after the robbery she described the robbers and stated that she thought she knew the two men who had committed the ...


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