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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Island Park New York

Island Park is a village located in Nassau County, New York in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 4,732. A 2005 estimate puts the population slightly higher at 4,741. Island Park is located in the town of Hempstead. It is also a landing point for Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe which is a major worldwide Internet cable. It is also known for its good food,surf,athletics,but it is seen that in 2007 it had a rise in crime 5% of which prostitution. It is recommended to live here if you have a poor family, but the upside is its schools which are almost blue ribbon class. The schools have no high school so the families have a choice between Oceanside High School, Long beach High school, or the Highly recommended West Hempstead High School known highly for its academics and athletics which have been shown on the television channel MSG Varsity.

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...