Pennsylvania Panel Affirms Ruling Denying Woman’s Motion For Post-Conviction Relief

(April 13, 2016, 1:03 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel on April 11 affirmed a trial court judge’s decision to deny a woman’s sixth petition for post-conviction relief from a sentence imposed after she was found guilty of insurance fraud, holding that the judge did not abuse his discretion when finding that the woman was provided adequate assistance of counsel (Commonwealth v. Bianca Aura Bucano, No. 2292 EDA 2015, Pa. Super.; 2016 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1161).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160415-008Z.)

A panel composed of Judges Alice Beck Dubow,...
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