BRIDGES v. BEARD et al

Case Number: 2:2006cv00268
Filed: January 23, 2006
Court: Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
Office: Philadelphia Office
Presiding Judge: ANITA B. BRODY
Nature of Suit: Death Penalty - Habeas Corpus
Cause of Action: 28:2254dp Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (DEATH PENALTY)
Jury Demanded By: None

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April 23, 2013 145 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER of MEMORANDUM AND/OR OPINION (ECF #144) that SHAWNFATEE BRIDGES' PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS IS GRANTED ON TWO GROUNDS: (i) THAT THE COMMONWEALTH VIOLATED PETITIONER'S DUE PROCESS RIGHTS BY WITHHOLDING MATERIAL IMPEACHING EVIDE NCE, IN VIOLATION OF BRADY V. MARYLAND, 373 U.S. 83 (1963) AND (ii) THAT PETITIONER'S TRIAL COUNSEL PROVIDED INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE DURING THE SENTENCING PHASE. ACCORDINGLY, PETITIONER'S CONVICTION AND SENTENCE ARE VACATED. THE PETITIONER SHALL BE RELEASED FROM CUSTODY UNLESS HE IS RETRIED BY THE COMMONWEALTH ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 21, 2013.. SIGNED BY HONORABLE ANITA B. BRODY ON 4/23/2013. 4/23/2013 ENTERED AND COPIES VIA ECF.(mo, )

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