397 Pa.Super. 126 (1990)

579 A.2d 963

COMMONWEALTH of Pennsylvania v. Thomas PIERCE (Nevius), Appellant.

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Filed September 6, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James M. Wolfe, Asst. Atty. Gen., Philadelphia, for appellant.

Donna G. Zucker, Asst. Dist. Atty., Philadelphia, for Com., appellee.


WIEAND, Judge:

The issue in this appeal is whether the doctrine of "collateral consequences," which prevented a collateral attack on a criminal conviction from becoming moot after the sentence had been served, has been superseded by the provisions of the Post Conviction Relief Act, 42 Pa.C.S. §§ 9541 et seq.

Thomas Pierce, a/k/a Thomas Nevius, entered a plea of guilty to second degree murder on April 4, 1972 and was sentenced to serve a term of imprisonment...

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