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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Bay Shore New York

Bay Shore is a hamlet, located in the Town of Islip, County of Suffolk County, New York, United States. Bay Shore celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2008. The population was 23,852 at the 2000 census. Bay Shore is 42 miles from Manhattan, 75 miles from Montauk and 69 miles from Orient Point. Bay Shore is surrounded by West Islip, Brightwaters, and West Bay Shore to the west, North Bay Shore, Brentwood, Baywood, and Deer Park to the north, Islip to the east, and the Great South Bay and Fire Island to the south. Bay Shore has a railroad station of the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, which serves both commuters and vacationers as a major gateway to Fire Island and New York City. Bay Shore (along with Brightwaters) is served by the Bay Shore Union Free School District.

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...