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Commonwealth v. Mendez

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

July 17, 2013

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Respondent
v.
DAVID C. MENDEZ, Petitioner

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

ORDER

PER CURIAM

AND NOW, this 17th day of July, 2013, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal is GRANTED. The issue is:

In upholding a sentence that exceeds the statutory maximum explicitly set out in 75 Pa.C.S. § 3803, did not the majority violate the rules of statutory construction in order to avoid what it saw as "problematic consequences" resulting from a straightforward application of the statute?


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