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.
- Decided 05/16/2002
- Published 05/20/2002
- WALSH, Justice, for the Majority., Before VEASEY, Chief Justice, WALSH, HOLLAND, BERGER, and STEELE, Justices, constituting the Court En Banc.
- Supreme Court of Delaware
- 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.