Tag: #DiscretionaryAspectofSentencing

Commonwealth v. Velez

En route to affirming the sentencing court, the Pennsylvania Superior Court published a rare opinion dealing solely with challenges to the discretionary aspect of a sentence. The defendant pled guilty

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Commonwealth v. Brown

In Commonwealth v. Brown, the jury credited the defendant’s testimony and acquitted him of homicide and related charges. However, he was convicted of several violations of Pennsylvania’s Uniform Firearms Ac

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Commonwealth v. Crawford

In Commonwealth v. Crawford, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that the appellant failed to raise a substantial question in challenging the discretionary aspects of his sentence. The appellant is 82

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