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Fighting Mandatory Minimum Sentences — Pa Superior Court: Mandatory Minimum Sentences Unconstitutonal!
In an opinion released on August 20, 2014, Commonwealth v. Newman, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that the 5-10 year gun & drug mandatory minimum sentence under 42 Pa. C.S. §9712.1 was unconstitutional.
In so ruling, the Superior Court essentially invalidated the entire mandatory minimum sentencing scheme in Pennsylvania.
Leo has already filed his first motion seeking to bar the imposition of a mandatory minimum sentence under §9712.1.
Read more at Philly Law Blog.