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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Jose Alicia

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA EASTERN DISTRICT


May 15, 2012

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, PETITIONER
v.
JOSE ALICIA, RESPONDENT

Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court

Per curiam.

ORDER

AND NOW, this 15th day of May, 2012, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is GRANTED, LIMITED TO the issue set forth below. Allocatur is DENIED as to the remaining issue. The issue, as stated by Petitioner, is:

Under this Court's precedent, which the Superior Court mischaracterized and misapplied, does expert testimony on "the phenomenon of false confessions" impermissibly invade the jury's exclusive role as the arbiter of credibility?

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