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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Bohemia New York

Bohemia is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 9,871 at the 2000 census. Bohemia is in the Town of Islip. The main school district in the town is the Connetquot School District The zip code is 11716 and the telephone area code is 631.

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...