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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Burnside Kentucky

Burnside is a city in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 637 at the 2000 census. In 2005, Burnside became the only town in Pulaski County to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink in qualified establishments. Since then, Burnside annexed several miles of shoreline along Lake Cumberland in order to include Lee's Ford Marina, allowing it to sell alcohol. On August 28, 2007 Burnside voters once again passed the sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink in restaurants. The final tally was 227-104 in favor of the sale of alcohol in restaurants that seat at least 100 people and derive at least 70% of the total gross receipts from the sale of food. This vote was started by two Pulaski County clergymen in an attempt to reverse Burnside's "moist" status.

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 Kentucky

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