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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Cecilia Kentucky

Cecilia is an unincorporated community in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States. It is located approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of Elizabethtown, the county seat. The town was formerly called Cecilian Junction because of its location at the junction of the Illinois Central Railroad's of its Louisville-Paducah main line and its branch to Hodgenville (The line now belongs to the Paducah and Louisville Railway, and the branch is now truncated to Elizabethtown). The community is part of the Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area. Kentucky Route 86 runs through the town, ending just south of the town at an intersection with U.S. Route 62. Cecilia is the home of Ron Lewis, who represented Kentucky's 2nd congressional district in the United States Congress between 1994 and 2009. During the overnight hours on February 6, 2008 a tornado ripped through Cecilia, damaging several homes and also damaging nearby Central Hardin High School.

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...