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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Science Hill Kentucky

Science Hill is a city in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 634 at the 2000 census. The community was given its name by William Gragg, its first postmaster, because local scientist Wiliam Bobbitt spent time there analyzing rocks. The post office first opened on June 19, 1874.

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...