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COMMONWEALTH PENNSYLVANIA v. ALFRED VAUGHN (01/20/88)

SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


decided: January 20, 1988.

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, RESPONDENT,
v.
ALFRED VAUGHN, PETITIONER

Petition No. 689 E.D. Allocatur Docket 1986 for Allowance of Appeal from Superior Court, 357 Pa. Super. 639, 513 A.2d 1079 (1986).

Author: Per Curiam

[ 517 Pa. Page 487]

ORDER

Petitioner has challenged the judgment of sentence against him on grounds the sentencing guidelines, upon which the sentencing court relied, are violative of the Constitution

[ 517 Pa. Page 488]

    of Pennsylvania. Superior Court rejected petitioner's claims and affirmed. Because we recently invalidated the guidelines upon which the sentencing court relied, Commonwealth v. Sessoms, 516 Pa. 365, 532 A.2d 775 (1987), it is hereby ordered that the petition for allowance of appeal be granted, the Order of Superior Court be reversed, and the record be remanded to the Court of Common Pleas for reconsideration of petitioner's sentence in accordance with our decision in Sessoms, supra.

19880120

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