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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. LAWRENCE DRUMMOND (06/02/78)

decided: June 2, 1978.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
v.
LAWRENCE DRUMMOND, APPELLANT



Appeal No. 215 January Term, 1977, from judgment of sentence nunc pro tunc from the Court of Common Pleas, Trial Division, Criminal Section of Philadelphia County, imposed December 14, 1972 on Indictment No. 872, July Term, 1972, affirmed by the Superior Court at No. 1140 October Term, 1975. Appeal from the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Trial Division, Criminal Section, dated March 18, 1975, insofar as it denied Petition for Relief, under the Post Term Conviction Hearing Act, Indictment No. 872, July Term, 1972, affirmed by the Superior Court at No. 1141 October Term, 1975; Theodore B. Smith, Judge.

COUNSEL

Conn, Mandel & Conn, Richard J. Conn, Philadelphia, for appellant.

Edward G. Rendell, Dist. Atty., Steven H. Goldblatt, Deputy. Dist. Atty. for Law, Robert B. Lawler, Chief, Appeals Div., Glenn S. Gitomer, Asst. Dist. Attys., Philadelphia, for appellee.

Eagen, C. J., and O'Brien, Roberts, Pomeroy, Nix, Manderino and Larsen, JJ.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 478 Pa. Page 582]

OPINION OF THE COURT

The orders of the Superior Court entered in the above matter are vacated and the case is remanded to the Superior Court with instructions to consider the issues raised in appellant's appeal at No. 872, including the issue of the effectiveness of trial counsel.

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