decided: September 20, 1990.
BRUCE SHADLE, JR., PETITIONER,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, RESPONDENT
Petition for Review, Application for Extraordinary Relief and to Assume Plenary Jurisdiction and Writ of Mandamus from the Order of the Commonwealth Court entered on December 19, 1988 at No. 2344 C.D.1988 denying the petition of the Public Defender of Allegheny County to withdraw as counsel.
Shelley Stark, Chief-Appellate Div., Office of the Public Defender, Pittsburgh, for petitioner.
Robert Greeny, Chief Counsel, Herman Tartler, Secretary, Pa. Bd. of Probation and Parole, Ernest Preate, Atty. Gen., Harrisburg, for respondent.
Nix, C.j., and Larsen, Flaherty, McDermott, Zappala and Papadakos, JJ.
Author: Per Curiam
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Petition for Review is granted. The order of the Commonwealth Court is affirmed, and counsel is directed to proceed in accordance with Thornton v. Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, 525 Pa. 180, 578 A.2d 1289 (1990).
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