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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Huntington Station New York

Huntington Station is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 29,910 at the 2000 census. Huntington Station is a community in the Town of Huntington. It was named for its railroad station, and was originally known as "Fairground. " Huntington Station was also the birthplace of poet Walt Whitman. His home remains there as a museum. Across from the museum on Rt 110 is the Walt Whitman Mall.

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...