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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. GEORGE RAINEY (06/03/86)

SUPERIOR COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


June 3, 1986

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
v.
GEORGE RAINEY, JR., APPELLANT

Appeal from the Judgment of Sentence of June 26, 1985, in the Court of Common Pleas of York County, criminal Division, at no. 420 C.A. 1984.

Before: Cavanaugh, Watkins and Lipez, JJ.

Per Curiam

Judgment of sentence affirmed.

CAVANAUGH, J. concurs in the result

LIPEZ, J. files a Dissenting Memorandum Statement.

ON CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, it is now hereby ordered and adjudged by this Court that the Judgment of the Court of Common Pleas of York County is affirmed.

Disposition

Judgment of sentence affirmed.

ING MEMORANDUM STATEMENT:

In my judgment, the admission of the testimony of the victim's social worker to the emotional state of the victim twenty-four to thirty-six hours after the alleged rape was prejudicial error and requires the grant of a new trial.

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