Fears v. Pennsylvania, No. 04-5659.

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Citation545 U.S. 1141,125 S. Ct. 2956,162 L. Ed. 2d 891
Docket NumberNo. 04-5659.
PartiesFEARS <I>v.</I> PENNSYLVANIA.
Decision Date27 June 2005
545 U.S. 1141
125 S. Ct. 2956
162 L. Ed. 2d 891
FEARS
v.
PENNSYLVANIA.
No. 04-5659.
Supreme Court of United States.
June 27, 2005.

Sup. Ct. Pa.

Reported below: 575 Pa. 281, 836 A. 2d 52.


Certiorari denied.

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  • Commonwealth v. Fears, No. 781 CAP
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • May 18, 2021
    ...In 2004, this Court affirmed his judgment of sentence. Commonwealth v. Fears , 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 56-58 (2004), cert. denied , 545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005).Subsequently, Appellant filed his first counseled petition pursuant to the PCRA. Appellant set forth cl......
  • Com. v. Sneed
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • June 19, 2006
    ...evidence presented at the penalty hearing. See Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 72 (2003), cert. denied, ___ U.S. ___, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005). A review of the record, which includes counsel's testimony at the PCRA hearing, reveals that counsel conducted littl......
  • Commonwealth v. Kearney,
    • United States
    • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • May 6, 2014
    ...evidence and consider only competent evidence.” Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 71 n. 19 (2003), cert. denied,545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005) (citation omitted). Next, we observe that our Supreme Court has “tentatively accepted the extra-judicial sourc......
  • Commonwealth v. Phillips
    • United States
    • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • June 5, 2014
    ...surrounding guilty plea to determine if plea is valid). See also Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52 (2003), cert. denied,545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005) (reiterating deficient oral guilty plea colloquy does not render plea per se invalid; court can conside......
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  • Commonwealth v. Fears, No. 781 CAP
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • May 18, 2021
    ...In 2004, this Court affirmed his judgment of sentence. Commonwealth v. Fears , 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 56-58 (2004), cert. denied , 545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005).Subsequently, Appellant filed his first counseled petition pursuant to the PCRA. Appellant set forth cl......
  • Com. v. Sneed
    • United States
    • United States State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
    • June 19, 2006
    ...evidence presented at the penalty hearing. See Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 72 (2003), cert. denied, ___ U.S. ___, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005). A review of the record, which includes counsel's testimony at the PCRA hearing, reveals that counsel conducted littl......
  • Commonwealth v. Kearney,
    • United States
    • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • May 6, 2014
    ...evidence and consider only competent evidence.” Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52, 71 n. 19 (2003), cert. denied,545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005) (citation omitted). Next, we observe that our Supreme Court has “tentatively accepted the extra-judicial sourc......
  • Commonwealth v. Phillips
    • United States
    • Superior Court of Pennsylvania
    • June 5, 2014
    ...surrounding guilty plea to determine if plea is valid). See also Commonwealth v. Fears, 575 Pa. 281, 836 A.2d 52 (2003), cert. denied,545 U.S. 1141, 125 S.Ct. 2956, 162 L.Ed.2d 891 (2005) (reiterating deficient oral guilty plea colloquy does not render plea per se invalid; court can conside......
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