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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Glen Head New York

Glen Head is a hamlet located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. As of the United States 2000 Census, the population of Glen Head was 4,625. The hamlet is a part of the North Shore School District. Glen Head was listed as one of the wealthiest zip codes on Long Island (according to Newsday's home value listings). Additionally, it was also listed as the second most expensive zip code of the Northeast region (according to the Luxist website) and ranked 71 nationwide (according to Forbes).

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...