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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Grant Nebraska

Grant is a city in Perkins County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,225 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Perkins County. Grant was the site of the False Pawnee War, an 1888 episode in which settlers from Perkins County dressed as Pawnees attacked a local garrison in order to incite the soldiers to attack the real Pawnee. The 21 settlers, however, were massacred by fire from the newly invented Gatling gun.

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...