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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Jackson Kentucky

Jackson is a city in Breathitt County, Kentucky, United States. Originally established as Breathitt Town in 1839, but was changed to Jackson in 1845. The town is named in honor after the war hero of the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson who had died that same year. The population was 2,490 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Breathitt County.

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...