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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. RICHARD SMITH (03/22/83)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: March 22, 1983.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
v.
RICHARD SMITH

Petition No. 170 Western District Allocatur Docket 1982, for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania dated June 25, 1982 at No. 1061 April Term 1979; 301 Pa. Super. 639, 447 A.2d 665.

Author: Per Curiam

[ 500 Pa. Page 457]

ORDER

The petition for Allowance of Appeal is granted. The case is remanded to the Court of Common Pleas of Lawrence County for enlargement of the record or other determination of the circumstances surrounding sentence and upon the development of such record, for determination of the merits of petitioner's claim of ineffective assistance arising out of prior counsel's failure to raise alleged noncompliance with Commonwealth v. Riggins, 474 Pa. 155, 377 A.2d 140 (1977).

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