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Commonwealth v. Hamlett

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

July 21, 2020

To find harmless error, or to not find harmless error, that is the question presented in Commonwealth v. Hamlett. In a contentious set of opinions, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an appellate court may find an error harmless even when the Commonwealth fails to put forth an argument on the subject, as appellate courts can affirm for any reason appearing in the record.

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