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STATE OF DELAWARE v. LEWIS, 548, 2000

Superior court has authority to modify a sentence under Superior Court Criminal Rule 35(a), as long as collateral consequences attach to the sentence; modification was not an abuse of discretion based on "extraordinary circumstances", including the effect of deportation.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/16/2002
  • Published 05/20/2002

Judges

  • WALSH, Justice, for the Majority., Before VEASEY, Chief Justice, WALSH, HOLLAND, BERGER, and STEELE, Justices, constituting the Court En Banc.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Delaware

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Paul R. Wallace, Esquire (argued) and Kathleen V. Edwards, Esquire, Deputy Attorneys General, Department of Justice, Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Christopher D. Tease, Esquire, Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellee.
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