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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Gamaliel Kentucky

Gamaliel is a city in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 439 at the 2000 census. Around 1836, James Crawford and John Hayes saw that a town was springing up and donated ten acres of land, at a point where their farms met, to be used for educational and religious purposes. On this property a building was erected and use for school and church, and in 1844 a cemetery was added. In making the grant they stipulated that seven trustees should be appointed to administer this property along the lines provided by the donors. The original trustees were William Crawford, Maston Comer, John Hayes, Robert Welch, James Crawford, Jr. , Charles Browning, Jr. and John Meador. This act of incorporation was passed by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky on December 19, 1840. Samuel DeWitt, local preacher & teacher, said Gamaliel was a good bible name and this was a good village and the town took the name that he suggested. His reference to Gamaliel mentioned in The Holy Bible, Acts 5:34. Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;

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...