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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Beatrice Nebraska

Beatrice (with the stress on the a) is a city in Gage County, Nebraska, 40 miles (64 km) south of Lincoln on the Big Blue River. Named for the daughter of John F. Kinney, Beatrice Kinney, Beatrice is surrounded by rich agricultural country. Settled in 1859, Beatrice was incorporated as a town in 1871 and became a city two years later. In 1900, 7,875 people lived in Beatrice and 10,883 populated Beatrice in 1940. The population was 12,496 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Gage County. The city's name is pronounced "Bee-AT-russ". This pronunciation is credited to a brass-voiced railroad conductor.

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 Nebraska

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