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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In La Vista Nebraska

La Vista is a city in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 11,699 at the 2000 census. The city was incorporated in 1960 and is the newest city in the state. La Vista is a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. La Vista is part of the Papillion-La Vista School district. La Vista students attend the Papillion-La Vista High School and there is La-Vista Junior High and several grade schools serving the city. La Vista is bordered by the cities of Omaha and Ralston on the north, Papillion on the south, Bellevue on the east and Interstate 80 on the west, where the city recently annexed large new areas devoted to commercial and retail developments. La Vista is Sarpy County's third largest city, after Bellevue and Papillion, the county seat.

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...