State: Pennsylvania

Commonwealth v. Fetters, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3106 (PA Superior Court 2020)

Commonwealth v. Fetters, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3106 (PA Superior Court 2020) Superior Court of Pennsylvania October 2, 2020, Decided; October 2, 2020, Filed No. 2029 MDA 2019 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3106 | 2020 WL 5870282 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA v. BRUCE STEPHEN FETTERS, JR., Appellant Notice: NON-PRECEDENTIAL DECISION – SEE SUPERIOR COURT …

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Commonwealth v. Steele, 2020 Pa. Super. LEXIS 549 (PA Superior Court 2020)

Commonwealth v. Steele, 2020 Pa. Super. LEXIS 549 (PA Superior Court 2020) Superior Court of Pennsylvania July 6, 2020, Decided; July 6, 2020, Filed No. 23 WDA 2019 2020 Pa. Super. LEXIS 549 | 2020 PA Super 156 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Appellee v. CHRISTOPHER ALLEN STEELE, Appellant Judges: BEFORE: STABILE, J., KUNSELMAN, J., and PELLEGRINI, …

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Commonwealth v. Brozenick, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1890 (PA Ct. App. 2020)

Commonwealth v. Brozenick, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1890 (PA Ct. App. 2020) Superior Court of Pennsylvania June 8, 2020, Decided; June 8, 2020, Filed No. 1086 WDA 2018 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1890 COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA v. ROBERT PAUL BROZENICK, Appellant Judges: BEFORE: NICHOLS, J., MURRAY, J., and MUSMANNO, J. MEMORANDUM BY NICHOLS, …

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Commonwealth v. Nazario, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1485 (PA Superior Court 2020)

Commonwealth v. Nazario, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1485 (PA Superior Court 2020) Superior Court of Pennsylvania May 4, 2020, Decided; May 4, 2020, Filed No. 376 MDA 2019 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1485 Judges: BEFORE: OLSON, J., DUBOW, J., and McLAUGHLIN, J. MEMORANDUM BY OLSON, J.. Judgment of sentence affirmed. Judge Dubow joins. …

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Commonwealth v. Brockington, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 781 (PA Sup. Ct. 2020)

Commonwealth v. Brockington, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 781 (PA Sup. Ct. 2020) Superior Court of Pennsylvania March 4, 2020, Decided; March 4, 2020, Filed LOSD Summary: Facts:  This case is, of all things, a warning shot case.  The Defendant had come to believe over time that her neighbors were “messing” with her.  She would …

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Commonwealth v. Boston, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 87 (PA Sup. Ct. 2020)

Commonwealth v. Boston, 2020 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 87 (PA Sup. Ct. 2020) LOSD Summary: This case involves a defendant who killed a victim by a “.38-caliber semi-automatic handgun” in claimed self-defense during a drug-deal gone bad, when the defendant claims he was being attacked by a disparity of numbers, one of whom wielded a …

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PA 9.502D – JUSTIFICATION: USE OF FORCE AGAINST OCCUPIER OR POSSESSOR OF PROPERTY IN DEFENSE OF OTHERS (CASTLE DOCTRINE)

Pa. SSJI (Crim) 9.502D Pennsylvania Suggested Standard Criminal Jury Instructions PART TWO– INSTRUCTIONS UNDER THE CRIMES CODE CHAPTER IX– JUSTIFICATION 9.502D – JUSTIFICATION: USE OF FORCE AGAINST OCCUPIER OR POSSESSOR OF PROPERTY IN DEFENSE OF OTHERS (CASTLE DOCTRINE) In this part, numbers after the decimal in the instruction number refer to corresponding sections of the …

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