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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Arkport New York

Arkport is a village in Steuben County, New York, United States. The population was 832 at the 2000 census. The name comes from the barges used to ship products through the village. The postal code is 14807. The Village of Arkport is in the Town of Hornellsville and is north of the City of Hornell. Hornell Municipal Airport (4G6) is immediately south of the village.

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 New York

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