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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Granville New York

Granville is a town on the eastern border of Washington County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town population was 6,456 at the 2000 census. The town of Granville contains a village that also bears the name Granville. Granville has been called the "Colored Slate Capital of the World. " Quarries in the town mine slate that comes in colors such as green, gray, gray black, purple, mottled green and purple, and red.

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...