Tag: #DeathPenalty

Commonwealth v. Flor

A fractured Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed the PCRA court’s denial of post-conviction relief in a death penalty case where the defendant pleaded guilty to killing a Bucks County police officer.

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Commonwealth v. Montalvo

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed the PCRA court’s order, granting a capital defendant a new guilty-phase hearing (trial) in Commonwealth v. Montalvo. The Supreme Court held that the trial judge

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Commonwealth v. Knight

In Commonwealth v. Knight, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the defendant’s death sentence. The Court ruled that most of the defendant’s claims were waived. In addressing his claim that PA’s

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United States v. Savage

In United States v. Savage, the 3rd Circuit reviewed the multiple sentences of death imposed at the conclusion of one of the most high-profile prosecutions in Philadelphia in the 21st

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