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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Ogdensburg New York

Ogdensburg is a city in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 12,364 at the 2000 census. In the late 18th century, the settlement was named after American land owner and developer Samuel Ogden. The City of Ogdensburg is at the north border of New York, on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River. It is the only city located in Saint Lawrence County. The Port of Ogdensburg is the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Ogdensburg International Airport is located south of the city. The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge, northeast of the city, links the United States and Canada.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in New York