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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Randallstown Maryland

Randallstown is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. It is named after Christopher and Thomas Randall, two 18th-century tavern-keepers. At that time, Randallstown was a tollgate crossroads on the Liberty Turnpike, a major east-west thoroughfare. Today it is a suburb of Baltimore, with a population of 30,870 (2000 census). In the 1990s, Randallstown transitioned to a majority African American community, and is currently notable for its broad ethnic diversity. Its median household income ($58,686)is the highest in the near-northwest suburbs, and the fifth highest in Baltimore County, ahead of such other affluent communities as Towson, Owings Mills, Pikesville, Catonsville, and Perry Hall.

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 Maryland

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