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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Flanagan Illinois

Flanagan is a village in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,083 at the 2000 census. The high school and grade school are both located within the village limits. Flanagan is also home to Cody Mitchell, son of Jay Mitchell, heir to Flanagan throne and soon to be the holder of the corn cob key to the village when of age. Cody is known for his excellent swimming ability as well as his outstanding sales figures in the birth control industry.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Illinois

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...