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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Harris New York

Harris is a hamlet in the Town of Thompson in east-central Sullivan County, New York, United States. The zipcode for Harris is 12742. Harris is a small, almost unnoticeable community located off New York State Route 17 (future Interstate 86) off Exit 102 between Liberty and Monticello. The hamlet is basically known as the location/address of the Catskill Regional Medical Center's main hospital (as opposed to a smaller hospital of the same name and affiliation in the western part of Sullivan County in Callicoon), and as the home of the Center for Discovery, a community for disabled residents that is also the largest employer in Sullivan County.

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...